-ade

noun suffix

Definition of -ade

1 :act :action
  • blockade
2 :product; especially :sweet drink
  • limeade

Origin and Etymology of -ade

French, from Middle French, from Old Occitan -ada, from Late Latin -ata, from Latin, feminine of -atus -ate


Ade

play
biographical name \ ˈād \

Definition of Ade

George 1866–1944 American humorist and playwright

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