Meaning of -ent in English:

-ent

Pronunciation /(?)nt/

suffix

  • 1(forming adjectives) denoting an occurrence of action.

    • ‘refluent’
    1. 1.1Denoting a state.
      • ‘convenient’
  • 2(forming nouns) denoting an agent.

    • ‘coefficient’

Origin

From French, or from the Latin present participial verb stem -ent- (see also -ant).