-ise


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-ise

suff.
Variant of -ize.

-ise

suffix forming verbs
a variant of -ize
Usage: See at -ize

-ise1

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Chiefly Brit. var. of -ize: organise.
usage: See -ize.

-ise2

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a noun suffix, occurring in loanwords from French, indicating quality, condition, or function: franchise; merchandise. Compare -ice.
[Middle English < Old French -ise, variant of -ice -ice]