Definition of -ent in English:

-ent

suffix

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

    ‘refluent’
    1. 1.1 Denoting 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).

Pronunciation

-ent

/nt/