Share this entry

Share this page

-ion

Pronunciation: /(ə)n, ɪən, jən/

Definition of -ion in English:

suffix

1Forming nouns denoting the action of a verb or an instance of this: communion rebellion
1.1Denoting a resulting state or product: oblivion opinion

Origin

via French from Latin -ion-.

Usage

The suffix -ion is usually found preceded by s (-sion), t (-tion), or x (-xion).

Definition of -ion in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…