Suffixes

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-s, -es
to make plurals
-ed
to make verbs past tense
-ing
to make the present participle form of verbs
-ly
to make an adverb that shows characteristics
-er, -or
turns a verb into a noun to show a person connected to a job
-ion, -tion, -ation, -ition
used with a verb to show an act or process
-able, -ible
used with a verb to show something can be done
-y
characterized by
-ness
state of, condition of
-ment
act or process
-ous, -ious, -eous
possessing the qualities of
-er, -est
comparing two things (er) or more than two things (est)
-ive, -ative, -itive
turns a noun into an adjective
-ful
full of
-less
without
-ish
relating to

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