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inflectional ending


an inflection that is added at the end of a root word


communication noun (communicative processes and contents)


inflectional endings

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Princeton WordNet

Definition references

New World Dictionary:


an end; specifically, ; the last part; finish; conclusion ; death | [grammar] the letter(s) or syllable(s) added to the end of a word or base to make ... (27 of 42 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

ending | end | all ends up [sense-specific] | a sticky end [sense-specific] | at a loose end [sense-specific] | at an end [sense-specific] | at the end of the day [sense-specific] | come to an end [sense-specific] | end on [sense-specific] | ...

the act of bringing to or reaching an end | the last part of something, as a book, film, etc | the final part of a word, especially a suffix | [chess] ... (29 of 1020 words, 40 definitions, 16 usage examples, pronunciations)



End [disambiguation] | Ending

may refer to: End (philosophy) | In mathematics: End (category theory) | End (topology) | End (American football) | End, a division of play in the sports of curling and target archery | End key on a modern computer keyboard | End Records, a record... (39 of 201 words, 30 definitions)


Ending (disambiguation)

may refer to: Ending, a linguistic morpheme | A Chess endgame | A repeat, in music theory | End (disambiguation) | Finale (disambiguation) (19 of 64 words, 5 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Ending (disambiguation)


ending | conclusion [synonym] | capper [synonym] | close [synonym] | closing [synonym] | consummation [synonym] | end [synonym] | endgame [synonym] | finale [synonym] | ...

something that constitutes an end: as ; "conclusion" ; one or more letters or syllables added to a word base especially in inflection (23 of 164 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:


an end or final part of something | the furthest part of something | the final part of a word, constituting a grammatical inflection or formative ... (24 of 76 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

ending [countable] | endings [plural]

the way in which something such as a story, film, or play ends | a time when something stops permanently | the last group of letters in a word (27 of 75 words, 3 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:


a bringing or coming to an end; termination; close. | the final or concluding part; conclusion. | death; destruction. | [grammar] a morpheme, ... (20 of 72 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)



ending | endings [plural] | conclusion [synonym, sense-specific] | end [synonym, sense-specific] | termination [synonym, sense-specific] | finale [synonym, sense-specific]

Present participle of end. | A termination or conclusion. | The last part of something. | [grammar] The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending"). (34 of 44 words, 4 definitions)


American Heritage Dictionary:


A conclusion or termination. | A concluding part; a finale | [grammar] The final morpheme added to a word base to make an inflectional form, such as ... (25 of 34 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:

ending [entry 1]

the last part of a story (6 of 20 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/ending 1

ending [entry 2]

a part added to the end of a word (9 of 28 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/ending 2

Encarta Dictionary:

ending | endings [plural]

the final or concluding part of something | the manner in which something is ended | the terminating part of a word, e.g. an inflection or ... (24 of 93 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861608350​/definition​.html  [offline]

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