-ant definition

  • suffix:
    • Performing, advertising, or causing a specified action: acceptant.
    • becoming in a specified state or problem: flippant.
    • the one that performs, encourages, or causes a specified action: deodorant.
    • the one that undergoes a specified activity: inhalant.
    • The representative noun produced by verb.
    • An adjective corresponding to a noun in -ance.
    • An adjective based on a verb.
  • others:
    • A suffix sometimes marking the broker to use it; Cf. -ent.

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