Meaning of -ION in English


noun suffix

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English -ioun, -ion, -iun, from Old French -ion, -iun, from Latin -ion-, -io


a. : act or process

acidulat ion

rebell ion

b. : result of an act or process

construct ion


a. : state or condition

subject ion

b. : thing acted upon or conditioned

ambit ion

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