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 History of this Word

"tion" is from "tion" spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-tion" is a type of suffix


A word ending that indicates action or condition. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-tion illustration Each time I stop I fall. So I stay in motion.
-tion illustration The antidote to exhaustion is not necessarily rest.