-ent

suffix
1》 (forming adjectives) denoting an occurrence of action: refluent.
    ↘denoting a state: convenient.
2》 (forming nouns) denoting an agent: coefficient.
Origin
from Fr., or from the L. pres. participial verb stem -ent- (see also -ant).

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.