-ator

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See also: ator, -átor, and -atör

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]

Pronunciation[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]



Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from -ā- ‎(1st conjugation stem vowel) +‎ -tor ‎(-er, agent noun suffix).

Suffix[edit]

-ātor

  1. Enlarged form of -tor, used to form agent nouns; -ator, -er

Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of

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.

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