-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

Learn More About -ation

Dictionary Entries Near -ation

at/in the forefront

-ation

atiptoe

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for -ation

Cite this Entry

“-ation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ation. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for -ation

-ation

noun suffix
\ ˈā-shən \

Kids Definition of -ation

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

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!