-ade

-ade

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1.
a suffix found in nouns denoting action or process or a person or persons acting, appearing in loanwords from French and sometimes from Spanish (cannonade; fusillade; renegade ), but also attached to native stems: blockade; escapade; masquerade .
2.
a noun suffix indicating a drink made of a particular fruit, normally a citrus: lemonade .

Origin:
< French < Provençal, Spanish, or Upper Italian -ada < Latin -āta, feminine of -ātus -ate1; or < Spanish -ado < Latin -ātus -ate1

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-ade

2
a collective suffix like -ad1: decade .

Origin:
< French < Greek; see ad1

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-ade
 
suffix forming nouns
a sweetened drink made of various fruits: lemonade; limeade
 
[from French, from Latin -āta made of, feminine past participle of verbs ending in -āre]

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-ade
suffix denoting an action or product of an action, from L. -ata (Fr. -ade, Sp. -ada, It. -ata), fem. pp. ending used in forming nouns. A living prefix in Fr., from which many words have come into Eng. (e.g. lemonade). Latin -atus, pp. suffix of verbs of the 1st conjugation also became -ade in Fr. (Sp.
-ado, It. -ato) and came to be used as a suffix denoting persons or groups participating in an action (e.g. brigade).
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