What does -ory mean?

-ory in AZ Dictionary

(s) Of, concerning, or characterized by: advisory.
(s) A place or thing utilized for or related to: crematory.
(s) An adjective suffix concept of or with respect to, offering for; such as auditory, pertaining to or providing for reading; prohibitory, amendatory, etc.
Bearing or containing ore: since, ory issues. Also spelled orey.
A termination of adjectives and nouns of Latin source, as in auditory, preparatory, etc.

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  • Synonym for "-ory"
    • -ic, -al, -y, -oid, -ary
  • Same Context for "-ory"
    • brane, rer, rength, crio, denouncement
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