Meaning of -ANCE in English

-ANCE

[-ance] n suffix [ME, fr. OF, fr. L -antia, fr. -ant-, -ans -ant + -ia -y] 1: action or process "furtherance": instance of an action or process "performance"

2: quality or state: instance of a quality or state "protuberance"

3: amount or degree "conductance"

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.