-ation

noun suffix

Definition of -ation

: action or process flirtation : something connected with an action or process discoloration

History and Etymology for -ation

Latin -ation-, -atio, from -a-, stem vowel of 1st conjugation + -tion-, -tio, noun suffix

Keep scrolling for more

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for -ation

-ation

noun suffix

English Language Learners Definition of -ation

: the action or process of doing something

-ation

noun suffix
\ ˈā-shən\

Kids Definition of -ation

1 : action or process computation
2 : something connected with an action or process discoloration

Comments on -ation

What made you want to look up -ation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a period when something is suspended

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!