50 Examples of Suffixes, Meaning and Examples

50 Examples of Suffixes, Meaning and Examples

Suffixes that make NOUNS

ageA resultWreckage
anceAn action or stateImportance
-antA personAsistant
eeA personReferee
-enceAn action or stateDifference
-er/orA personTeacher
eryA type or place of workBakery
essMakes a feminine formWaitress
-fulAs much as will fillSpoonful
ingAn action or resultPainting
-ionA process, state orresultDecoration
ismA belief or conditionJudaism
-istA personFlorist
mentAn action or stateMeasurement

Suffixes that make ADJECTIVES

-ableAble to beInflatable
-enMade ofWoolen
-fulFull ofBeautiful
-ishA littleGreenish
-likeSimilar to, likeLifelike
-ousFull ofJoyous
-someA tendency toQuarrelsome

Suffixes that make ADVERBS

-lyIn a mannerQuickly
-wardShows directionforward
-waysShows directionSideways