-ice


a suffix of nouns, indicating state or quality, appearing in loanwords from French: notice.

Nearby words

  1. -ible,
  2. -ibly,
  3. -ic,
  4. -ical,
  5. -ically,
  6. -ician,
  7. -ics,
  8. -id,
  9. -ida,
  10. -idae

Origin of -ice

Middle English -ice, -ise < Old French < Latin -itius, -itia, -itium abstract noun suffix

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