suffix forming nouns:
1》 denoting an action that is completed: blockade.
2》 denoting the body concerned in an action or process: brigade.
3》 denoting the product or result of an action or process: arcade.
from Fr., via Port., Provençal, and Sp. -ada or via Ital. -ata, from L. -atus (past participial suffix of verbs ending in -are).
suffix forming nouns such as decade.
var. of -ad1, from Fr. -ade, from Gk -as, -ad-.
suffix forming nouns:
1》 equivalent in sense to nouns ending in -ade1: brocade.
2》 denoting a person: renegade.
from Sp. or Port. -ado, masculine form of -ada (see -ade1).

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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