Definition of -facient

: making : causing somnifacient

History and Etymology for -facient

Latin -facient-, -faciens (as in calefacient-, calefaciens "making warm," present participle of calefacere "to warm"), from present participle of facere "to make, do" — more at fact

Learn More About -facient

Dictionary Entries Near -facient

faciation

-facient

facier

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for -facient

Cite this Entry

“-facient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-facient. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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

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!