Meaning of -ANCE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ noun suffix ]

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin -antia, from -ant-, -ans -ant + -ia -y

1. : action or process

further ance

: instance of an action or process

perform ance

2. : quality or state : instance of a quality or state

protuber ance

3. : amount or degree

conduct ance

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.