Definitions

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  • An adjective suffix signifying action or being. See -ant.

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  • suffix Causing, promoting, or doing a certain action
  • suffix One that causes, promotes, or does a certain action

Etymologies

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Since Middle English, from Old French -ent and its source Latin -ēns, (accusative singular -entem), present participle suffix.

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