Definition of -age in English:

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-age

suffix

Forming nouns:
1Denoting an action: leverage voyage
1.1The product of an action: spillage wreckage
1.2A function; a sphere of action: homage peerage
2Denoting an aggregate or number of: mileage percentage signage
2.1Fees payable for; the cost of using: postage tonnage
2.2 informal Denoting a large number of something (typically forming nouns whose plurals are correctly formed with -s): decibelage kissage
3Denoting a place or abode: vicarage village

Origin

From Old French, based on Latin -aticum, neuter form of the adjectival ending -aticus.

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Syllabification: -age

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