Last modified on 22 May 2014, at 07:54
See also: ent and ENT

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Since Middle English, from Old French -ent and its source Latin -ēns, (accusative singular -entem), present participle suffix[1].

SuffixEdit

-ent

  1. Causing, promoting, or doing a certain action
    absorbent, efficient
  2. One that causes, promotes, or does a certain action
    agent, deterrent

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "-ent" at Dictionary.com

DutchEdit

SuffixEdit

-ent

  1. -ent

FrenchEdit

SuffixEdit

-ent

  1. A suffix denoting the third-person plural present indicative form of a verb