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GRE suffixes
common suffixes
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11/20/2010

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ABLE or IBLE
Definition
capable of, subject to, prone to; worthy of, deserving of
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ac
Definition
relating to; person affected with
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AGE
Definition
relationship; condition; action or result; place
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AL
Definition
of, pertaining to; the act of
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AN or IAN
Definition
belonging to, related to, characteristic of, resembling, one that is
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ANCE or ENCE
Definition
action or process; state of being
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ANT or ENT
Definition
causing or performing something; state of being; one who does or undergoes
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AR or ARY
Definition
relating to; connected to
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ATE
Definition
act upon; having; characterized by
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CY
Definition
state of being; quality
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DOM
Definition
domain; rank; state of being; collective office
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EER, ER, or OR
Definition
person who does something
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ERY
Definition
a place for; state of; qualities of
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ESCENT
Definition
becoming; beginning to be; characterized by
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FEROUS
Definition
producing; carrying
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FIC
Definition
making; causing
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FY
Definition
make; cause to become
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IA
Definition
abnormal condition; relating to
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IAL
Definition
relating to; characterized by
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IC
Definition
having to do with; one characterized by
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IC
Definition
having to do with; one characterized by
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IDE
Definition
group of related chemical compounds; binary compound; chemical element with properties that are similar to another
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IL or ILE
Definition
pertaining to; capable of being
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INE
Definition
having the nature of; relating to; resembling; made of; chemical substance
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ION, TION, or ATION
Definition
state or condition; the result of
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ISE or IZE
Definition
make; become like
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ISM
Definition
belief; doctrine; devotion to; act of
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IST
Definition
one who does something; one who believes or adheres to; an expert
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ITIS
Definition
inflammatory disease
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ITY or TY
Definition
state of; quality
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IVE
Definition
tending toward an action; belonging, quality of
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LET
Definition
small one; small object worn on the body
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LOGY or OLOGY
Definition
expression; theory; science or study of
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LY
Definition
like; to the extent of, recurring at specified intervals
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MENT
Definition
an act; state; means
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OID
Definition
resembling; relating to
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OR
Definition
a person or thing that does something; a quality or condition
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ORY
Definition
relating to; characterized by; a place used for
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OSE
Definition
full of; characterized by; a form of sugar
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OSIS
Definition
condition; disease
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OUS
Definition
full of, characterized by
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TUDE
Definition
state of