Last modified on 30 September 2014, at 04:48

-ent

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