Ment meaning

mənt, mint
Ment is defined as a result, condition, process or is defined as of doing something.

An example of ment is movement, which is the changing of position.

An example of ment is payment, which is what is paid by a person.

An example of ment is retirement, which is a person taking themself out of the workforce.

suffix
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Obsolete spelling of meant.
verb
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Used to form nouns from verbs, the nouns having the sense of "the action or result of what is denoted by the verb".
suffix
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Result of an action or process.

Advancement.

suffix
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Action; process.

Appeasement.

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The state, condition, fact, or degree of being ____ed.

Enchantment.

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(obsolete) Simple past tense and past participle of meng.
verb
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Means, instrument, or agent of an action or process.

Adornment.

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A means, agency, or instrument.

Escapement.

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The act, art, or process of.

Impressment.

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A result or product.

Revetment, hutment.

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Origin of ment

  • OFr < L -mentum

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

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin -mentum n. suff

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

  • From Late Latin -amentum, from -mentum via Old French -ment.

    From Wiktionary