Formation of Nouns from Verbs



Formation of Nouns from Verbs :



We form abstract nouns by adding different suffixes.

From Verbs by adding ment

  1. agree - agreement
  2. amuse - amusement
  3. employ - employment
  4. excite - excitement
  5. manage - management
  6. treat – treatment
  7. pay - payment
  8. argue - argument
  9. develop - development
  10. entertain - entertainment
  11. invest - investment
  12. advertise - advertisement
  13. achieve - achievement
  14. enjoy - enjoyment
  15. govern - government
  16. announce - announcement
  17. disappoint - disappointment
  18. punish – punishment

From Verbs by adding ance

  1. abound - abundance
  2. attend - attendance
  3. enter - entrance
  4. guide - guidance
  5. accept - acceptance
  6. disturb - disturbance
  7. ignore – ignorance
  8. appear - appearance
  9. endure - endurance
  10. insure - insurance
  11. resist – resistance
  12. perform - performance

From Verbs by adding ence

  1. depend - dependence
  2. differ — difference
  3. exist – existence
  4. infer – inference
  5. interfere – interference
  6. occur – occurrence
  7. refer — reference
  8. reside — residence

From Verbs by adding al

  1. approve — approval
  2. arrive — arrival
  3. betray — betrayal
  4. bury - burial
  5. deny — denial
  6. dismiss - dismissal
  7. dispose — disposal
  8. propose — proposal
  9. refuse — refusal
  10. remove – removal
  11. try — trial
  12. withdraw — withdrawal

From Verbs by adding sion

  1. admit - admission
  2. compel - compulsion
  3. decide - decision
  4. provide - provision
  5. Mir-reed - succession
  6. permit - permission
  7. conclude - conclusion
  8. extend - extension
  9. omit - omission
  10. collide - collision
  11. divide - division
  12. explode - explosion
  13. submit – submission

From Verbs by adding tion

  1. act - action
  2. admire - admiration
  3. collect - collection
  4. correct - correction
  5. describe - description
  6. decorate - decoration
  7. prevent - prevention
  8. elect - election
  9. translate - translation
  10. associate — association
  11. celebrate - celebration
  12. examine - examination
  13. distribute - distribution
  14. construct - construction
  15. add - addition
  16. invent - invention
  17. attract - attraction
  18. exhibit - exhibition
  19. declare - declaration
  20. inspect — inspection
  21. cultivate – cultivation

From Verbs by adding y

  1. assemble - assembly
  2. discover — discovery
  3. enquire – enquiry

From Verbs by adding ure

  1. depart - departure
  2. proceed - procedure
  3. press - pressure
  4. by adding age
  5. carry - carriage
  6. marry - marriage
  7. pack - package
  8. post - postage
  9. waste – wastage

From Verbs by adding t or th

  1. complain - complaint
  2. weigh – weight
  3. grow - growth
  4. flatter - flattery
  5. fail - failure
  6. pass - passage
  7. wide - width

    There are many such nouns formed this way from verbs. You will come across them.



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