-ent


a suffix, equivalent to -ant, appearing in nouns and adjectives of Latin origin: accident; different.

Words nearby -ent

Origin of -ent

< Latin -ent- (stem of -ēns), present participle suffix of conjugations 2, 3, 4
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British Dictionary definitions for -ent

-ent

suffix forming adjectives, suffix forming nouns

causing or performing an action or existing in a certain condition; the agent that performs an actionastringent; dependent

Word Origin for -ent

from Latin -ent-, -ens, present participial ending
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