act, fact, quality, state, result, or degree: conference, excellence
Origin of -enceMiddle English ; from Old French -ence and amp; Classical Latin -entia ; from -ent- (see -ent) + -ia, noun ending
- State or condition: dependence.
- Action: emergence.
Origin of -enceMiddle English, from Latin -entia (from -&emacron;ns, -ent-, -ent) and from Old French -ance, -ance.