For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and
lose his own soul?
- Jesus -
List of Suffixes
A list of suffixes is found below so you've
come to the right page if that is what you were looking for.
In fact, you'll find not only a suffix list but information concerning both prefixes and suffixes.
This site may well represent the most complete site on the NET with regards to the subject of prefixes
The list of suffixes that follow tell you what kind of suffix they are plus gives you some common examples.
Yes, looking over a simple list of suffixes can be helpful, but it pays to spend time learning the types of words
suffixes make. Doing so will make it easier to understand what the suffixes mean.
For more information about this click on English Suffixes in the
As an example, though, 'al' is an adjective suffix. That is, it makes adjectives out of nouns when added to
And just how is 'al' used?
Well, when added to the nouns bride, comic, or front, it changes those nouns into the adjectives bridal,
comical and frontal, respectively. So you see, there's more to a list of suffixes than just finding the
List of Suffixes
able, ible, ble
acious, cous, al
ant, ent, er, or
ic, ac, il, ile
ity, ty, y
sis, se, sy, sia
like, having the quality of
the act of
a state of being
connected with, related to
one who rules
one who does
one who advocates, rules by
quality of, act of
writing, instrument for writing
pertaining to, like, concerned with
of, like, pertaining to
specialist in, practitioner of
the act or condition of
one who makes, does
one connected with, inhabitant of
the state of, character of
belief in, practice of, condition of
one who believes or is engaged in
having the nature of
the study of
the act of, the state of
science of, system of laws governing
the quality of
like, having the shape of
having the nature of, a place or thing for
full of, having, containing
act of, state of, result of
the art or skill of, the ability to
full of, like
the state or quality of, the ability to
full of, somewhat - to a degree
For another list of suffixes list of suffixes that contain common
suffixes just click on the preceding link.