Definition of -age suffix from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    suffix (in nouns)
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  1. 1the action or result of breakage
  2. 2a state or condition of bondage
  3. 3a set or group of baggage
  4. 4an amount of mileage
  5. 5the cost of postage
  6. 6a place where anchorage More Like This Suffixes -able, -age, -al, -ance, -ant, -arian, -ary, -dom, -ee, -er, -ese, -esque, -ess, -fold, -ful, -hood, -ify, -ion, -ish, -ism, -ist, -ista, -ite, -itis, -ize, -less, -let, -ling, -ly, -ment, -most, -ness, -oid, -or, -ous, -shipSee worksheet.
  7. Word Originfrom Old French, based on Latin -aticum, neuter form of the adjectival ending -aticus.
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