Words ending with ANT

-ant a. Performing, promoting, or causing a specified action: acceptant. b. Being in a specified state or condition: flippant. a. One that performs, promotes, or causes a specified action: deodorant. b. One that undergoes a specified action: inhalant. Origin of -ant Middle English from Old French from Latin -āns -ant- present participle suff. of verbs in -āre   antsocial insect living in organized colonies canta slope in the turn of a road or track Kantinfluential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804) pantbreathe noisily, as when one is exhausted wantthe state of needing something that is absent or unavailable brantsmall dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward planta living organism without the power to move riantshowing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness slantincline or bend from a vertical position arrantwithout qualification; used informally as intensifiers askant(used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy aslantover or across in a slanting direction bezanta gold coin of the Byzantine Empire byzanta gold coin of the Byzantine Empire DurantUnited States historian (1885-1981) levantrun off without paying a debt naiantapplied to a fish depicted horizontally savanta learned person tenantsomeone who pays rent to use property owned by someone else truantone who is absent from school without permission volantwith wings extended in a flying position

-ant

  1. a. Performing, promoting, or causing a specified action: acceptant.
    b. Being in a specified state or condition: flippant.
  2. a. One that performs, promotes, or causes a specified action: deodorant.
    b. One that undergoes a specified action: inhalant.

Origin of -ant

Middle English from Old French from Latin -āns -ant- present participle suff. of verbs in -āre


ant
social insect living in organized colonies

cant
a slope in the turn of a road or track

Kant
influential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804)

pant
breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

want
the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

brant
small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward

plant
a living organism without the power to move

riant
showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness

slant
incline or bend from a vertical position

arrant
without qualification; used informally as intensifiers

askant
(used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy

aslant
over or across in a slanting direction

bezant
a gold coin of the Byzantine Empire

byzant
a gold coin of the Byzantine Empire

Durant
United States historian (1885-1981)

levant
run off without paying a debt

naiant
applied to a fish depicted horizontally

savant
a learned person

tenant
someone who pays rent to use property owned by someone else

truant
one who is absent from school without permission

volant
with wings extended in a flying position