Meaning of -ADE in English

-ADE

~ 1

■ 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.

Origin

from Fr., via Port., Provençal, and Sp. -ada or via Ital. -ata , from L. -atus (past participial suffix of verbs ending in -are ).

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~ 2

■ suffix forming nouns such as decade .

Origin

var. of -ad 1 , from Fr. ~ , from Gk -as , -ad- .

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~ 3

■ suffix forming nouns:

1》 equivalent in sense to nouns ending in ~ 1 : brocade.

2》 denoting a person: renegade.

Origin

from Sp. or Port. -ado , masculine form of -ada (see ~ 1 ).

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