Ance meaning

əns, 'ns; ənts, 'nts
State or condition.

Absorptance.

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Action.

Continuance.

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The act or process of ____ing.

Discontinuance.

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The quality or state of being.

Forbearance.

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A thing that ____s.

Hindrance.

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A thing that is ____ed.

Utterance, remittance.

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(chiefly Scotland) Alternative spelling of once.
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Origin of ance

  • ME < OFr -ance (< L -antia, -entia) or directly < L

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin -antia n. suff. (-ant -ant) (-ia n. suff.) and from Latin -entia (-ent -ent) (-ia n. suff.)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition