-age

-age
noun suffix Etymology: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin -aticum 1. aggregate ; collection <
trackage
>
2. a. action ; process <
haulage
>
b. cumulative result of <
breakage
>
c. rate of <
dosage
>
3. house or place of <
orphanage
>
4. state ; rank <
peonage
>
5. charge <
postage
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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