-ator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -tor.

Suffix[edit]

-ator

  1. used to form agent nouns, usually from verbs that have the ending -ate

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • -ator” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -tor.

Suffix[edit]

-ator

  1. used to form agent nouns, usually from verbs that have the ending -eren

Derived terms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ator (Cyrillic spelling -атор)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession or a performer, used chiefly for words of Latin origin.

See also[edit]