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