Words that end in age

-age a. Collection; mass: sewerage. b. Amount: footage. Relationship; connection: parentage. Condition; state: vagabondage. a. An action: blockage. b. Result of an action: breakage. Residence or place of: vicarage. Charge or fee: cartage. Origin of -age Middle English from Old French from Vulgar Latin -āticum abstract n. suff. from Latin -āticum n. and adj. suff. stockbrokeragea broker who executes orders to buy and sell securities and often also acts as a security dealer undercarriagea supporting framework or underside (as of an automobile) bacteriophagea virus that infects bacteria protolanguagean assumed or recorded ancestral language overencourage intermarriageendogamy disadvantageloss or damage especially to reputation, credit, or finances detriment photomontagea picture made by photomontage metalanguagea language used to talk about language paralanguageoptional vocal effects (as tone of voice) that accompany or modify the phonemes of an utterance and that may communicate meaning reassemblage intervillagebetween among in the midst intertillageto cultivate between the rows of (a crop) counterimagecontrary opposite miscarriagecorrupt or incompetent management micromanageto direct or conduct the activities of a group or an enterprise by micromanaging them concubinagecohabitation of persons not legally married seignioragea government revenue from the manufacture of coins calculated as the difference between the face value and the metal value of the coins decolletagethe low-cut neckline of a dress libertinagelibertinism sublanguage nonlanguage overvoltagethe excess potential required for the discharge of an ion at an electrode over and above the equilibrium potential of the electrode noncoverage chaperonageescort megatonnagethe destructive capability especially of a collection of nuclear weapons that is expressed in megatons mismarriage premarriage overpackage vagabondagevagrant tramp percentagea part of a whole expressed in hundredths discourageto deprive of courage or confidence dishearten pilgrimageto go…

-age

  1. a. Collection; mass: sewerage.
    b. Amount: footage.
  2. Relationship; connection: parentage.
  3. Condition; state: vagabondage.
  4. a. An action: blockage.
    b. Result of an action: breakage.
  5. Residence or place of: vicarage.
  6. Charge or fee: cartage.

Origin of -age

Middle English from Old French from Vulgar Latin -āticum abstract n. suff. from Latin -āticum n. and adj. suff.

stockbrokerage
a broker who executes orders to buy and sell securities and often also acts as a security dealer

undercarriage
a supporting framework or underside (as of an automobile)

bacteriophage
a virus that infects bacteria

protolanguage
an assumed or recorded ancestral language

overencourage

intermarriage
endogamy

disadvantage
loss or damage especially to reputation, credit, or finances detriment

photomontage
a picture made by photomontage

metalanguage
a language used to talk about language

paralanguage
optional vocal effects (as tone of voice) that accompany or modify the phonemes of an utterance and that may communicate meaning

reassemblage

intervillage
between among in the midst

intertillage
to cultivate between the rows of (a crop)

counterimage
contrary opposite

miscarriage
corrupt or incompetent management

micromanage
to direct or conduct the activities of a group or an enterprise by micromanaging them

concubinage
cohabitation of persons not legally married

seigniorage
a government revenue from the manufacture of coins calculated as the difference between the face value and the metal value of the coins

decolletage
the low-cut neckline of a dress

libertinage
libertinism

sublanguage

nonlanguage

overvoltage
the excess potential required for the discharge of an ion at an electrode over and above the equilibrium potential of the electrode

noncoverage

chaperonage
escort

megatonnage
the destructive capability especially of a collection of nuclear weapons that is expressed in megatons

mismarriage

premarriage

overpackage

vagabondage
vagrant tramp

percentage
a part of a whole expressed in hundredths

discourage
to deprive of courage or confidence dishearten

pilgrimage
to go on a pilgrimage

camouflage
to practice camouflage

assemblage
a collection of persons or things gathering

hemorrhage
to lose rapidly and uncontrollably

macrophage
a phagocytic tissue cell of the immune system that may be fixed or freely motile, is derived from a monocyte, functions in the destruction of foreign antigens (as bacteria and viruses), and serves as an antigen-presenting cell compare histiocyte

multistage
having successive operating stages

afterimage
a usually visual sensation occurring after stimulation by its external cause has ceased

prepackage
to package (as food or a manufactured article) before offering for sale to the consumer

vernissage
a private showing or preview of an art exhibition

microphage
a small phagocyte

persiflage
frivolous bantering talk light raillery

maquillage
makeup 3

lighterage
the loading, unloading, or transportation of goods by means of a lighter

baronetage
baronetcy

colportage
a colporteur’s work

anecdotage
the telling of anecdotes

surplusage
surplus 1a

enfleurage
a process of extracting perfumes by exposing absorbents to the exhalations of flowers

quarterage
a quarterly payment, tax, wage, or allowance

freightage
freight

nonvintage
undated and usually blended to approximate a standard

soundstage
the part of a motion-picture studio in which a production is filmed

interstage
between among in the midst

subaverage

prestorage

seignorage
a government revenue from the manufacture of coins calculated as the difference between the face value and the metal value of the coins

expressage
a charge for such carrying

overdosage
too great a dose (as of a therapeutic agent)

permillage
per thousand

microimage
an image (as on a microfilm) that is greatly reduced in size

overmanage

mispackage

remarriage

brigandage
one who lives by plunder usually as a member of a band bandit

advantage
superiority of position or condition

encourage
to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope hearten

brokerage
the business or establishment of a broker

patronage
advowson

scrimmage
a minor battle skirmish

arbitrage
the nearly simultaneous purchase and sale of securities or foreign exchange in different markets in order to profit from price discrepancies

backstage
in private secretly

anchorage
a place where vessels anchor a place suitable for anchoring

espionage
the practice of spying or using spies to obtain information about the plans and activities especially of a foreign government or a competing company

shrinkage
the act or process of shrinking

cartilage
a usually translucent somewhat elastic tissue that composes most of the skeleton of vertebrate embryos and except for a small number of structures (as some joints, respiratory passages, and the external ear) is replaced by bone during ossification in the higher vertebrates

entourage
one’s attendants or associates

orphanage
the state of being an orphan

hermitage
the habitation of a hermit

parentage
descent from parents or ancestors lineage

disengage
to release or detach oneself withdraw

reportage
the act or process of reporting news

appendage
an adjunct to something larger or more important appurtenance

disparage
to lower in rank or reputation degrade

personage
a person of rank, note, or distinction

parsonage
the house provided by a church for its pastor

repackage
to put into a more efficient or attractive form

downstage
the part of a stage that is nearest the audience or camera

curettage
a surgical scraping or cleaning by means of a curette

bricolage
something constructed in this way

demurrage
the detention of a ship by the freighter beyond the time allowed for loading, unloading, or sailing

treillage
latticework for vines trellis 1

arrearage
the condition of being in arrears

mismanage

gallonage
amount in gallons

curtilage
a piece of ground (as a yard or courtyard) within the fence surrounding a house

decoupage
the art of decorating surfaces by applying cutouts (as of paper) and then coating with usually several layers of finish (as lacquer or varnish)

scrummage
a rugby play in which the forwards of each side come together in a tight formation and struggle to gain possession of the ball using their feet when it is tossed in among them

pasturage
pasture

empennage
the tail assembly of an airplane

vassalage
a position of subordination or submission (as to a political power)

saxifrage
any of a genus (Saxifraga of the family Saxifragaceae, the saxifrage family) of chiefly perennial herbs with showy pentamerous flowers and often with basal tufted leaves

slanguage
slangy speech or writing

repechage
a trial heat (as in rowing) in which first-round losers are given another chance to qualify for the semifinals

porterage
the charge for it

harborage
shelter harbor

coliphage
any bacteriophage active against E. coli

commonage
community land

forestage
apron 2e

factorage
the charges made by a factor for services

flowerage
a flowering process, state, or condition

hypallage
an interchange of two elements in a phrase or sentence from a more logical to a less logical relationship (as in “a mind is a terrible thing to waste” for “to waste a mind is a terrible thing”)

greengage
any of several rather small rounded greenish or greenish-yellow cultivated plums

cellarage
cellar space especially for storage

ossifrage
lammergeier

embassage
the message or commission entrusted to an ambassador

repassage
to pass again especially in the opposite direction return

pilferage
to steal stealthily in small amounts and often again and again

unaverage

fosterage
the act of fostering

cooperage
a cooper’s work or products

frontpage
to print or report on the front page

estoppage

multipage
many multiple much

scrappage
the scrapping of discarded objects (as automobiles)

clientage
one that is under the protection of another dependent

unbandage
to remove a bandage from

barrelage
amount (as of beer) in barrels

pupillage
the state or period of being a pupil

siphonage

cousinage
relationship of cousins kinship

recoinage
remint

villenage
tenure at the will of a feudal lord by villein services

language
the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community

coverage
something that covers as

mortgage
to subject to a claim or obligation pledge

marriage
the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law

heritage
property that descends to an heir

leverage
to provide (as a corporation) or supplement (as money) with leverage

shortage
lack deficit

homepage
the page typically encountered first on a Web site that usually contains links to the other pages of the site

carriage
a horse-drawn vehicle designed for private use and comfort

drainage
the act, process, or mode of draining

beverage
a drinkable liquid

wreckage
broken and disordered parts or material from something wrecked

sabotage
to practice sabotage on

fuselage
the central body portion of an aircraft designed to accommodate the crew and the passengers or cargo see airplane illustration

frontage
a piece of land that lies adjacent (as to a street or the ocean)

cleavage
the quality of a crystallized substance or rock of splitting along definite planes

suffrage
the right to vote

envisage
to have a mental picture of especially in advance of realization

blockage
an act or instance of obstructing the state of being blocked

stoppage
the act of stopping the state of being stopped halt obstruction

breakage
loss due to things broken

slippage
an act, instance, or process of slipping

tutelage
an act or process of serving as guardian or protector guardianship

sewerage
the removal and disposal of sewage and surface water by sewers

offstage
on a part of the stage not visible to the audience

spillage
the act or process of spilling

underage
of less than mature or legal age

dressage
the execution by a trained horse of precision movements in response to barely perceptible signals from its rider

verbiage
a profusion of words usually of little or obscure content

vicarage
the benefice of a vicar

poundage
impoundment 1

spoilage
the act or process of spoiling

birdcage
a cage for confining birds

amperage
the strength of a current of electricity expressed in amperes

steerage
the act or practice of steering

stumpage
the value of standing timber

trackage
lines of railway track

roughage
food containing much indigestible material acting as fiber

cribbage
a card game for two players in which each player tries to form various counting combinations of cards

pilotage
the action or business of piloting

badinage
playful repartee banter

wharfage
the provision or the use of a wharf

baronage
the whole body of barons or peers nobility 2

cabotage
trade or transport in coastal waters or airspace or between two points within a country

prophage
an intracellular form of a bacteriophage in which it is harmless to the host, is usually integrated into the hereditary material of the host, and reproduces when the host does

substage
an attachment to a microscope by means of which accessories (as mirrors, diaphragms, or condensers) are held in place beneath the stage of the instrument

equipage

frottage
the technique of creating a design by rubbing (as with a pencil) over an object placed underneath the paper

mucilage
a gelatinous substance of various plants (as legumes or seaweeds) that contains protein and polysaccharides and is similar to plant gums

messuage
premise 3b

alienage
the status of an alien

vicinage
a neighboring or surrounding district vicinity

grillage
a framework of timber or steel for support in marshy or treacherous soil

pupilage
the state or period of being a pupil

fruitage
fruit

ensilage
the process of preserving fodder by ensiling

appanage
a grant (as of land or revenue) made by a sovereign or a legislative body to a dependent member of the royal family or a principal vassal

cozenage
the art or practice of cozening fraud

floatage

plottage
the area included in a plot of land

misusage
bad treatment abuse

langrage

floorage

graftage
the principles and practice of grafting

driftage
drifted material

truckage

ferriage
the fare paid for a ferry passage

brockage
an imperfectly minted coin

stockage

multiage
many multiple much

reengage

blindage

brakeage

wagonage

comanage

nonimage

diallage

smallage

stealage

thirlage

redamage

endamage
to cause loss or damage to

chantage

agiotage

helotage

stravage
roam

tutorage
the function or work of a tutor

umpirage

plussage
an amount over and above another amount

brassage

creepage
gradual movement creep

interage

waterage

meterage

layerage
the practice, art, or process of rooting plants by layering

average
to be or come to an average

package
to produce as an entertainment package

message
to send as a message or by messenger

village
a settlement usually larger than a hamlet and smaller than a town

storage
space or a place for storing

passage
a way of exit or entrance a road, path, channel, or course by which something passes

courage
mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty

voltage
electric potential or potential difference expressed in volts

cottage
a usually small frame one-family house

teenage
of, being, or relating to people in their teens

vintage
of old, recognized, and enduring interest, importance, or quality classic

footage
length or quantity expressed in feet as

luggage
suitcases for a traveler’s belongings baggage

outrage
the anger and resentment aroused by injury or insult

massage
to subject to massage

baggage
a contemptible woman

postage
the fee for postal service

garbage
food waste

mileage
an allowance for traveling expenses at a certain rate per mile

hostage
a person held by one party in a conflict as a pledge pending the fulfillment of an agreement

foliage
a representation of leaves, flowers, and branches for architectural ornamentation

salvage
the act of saving or rescuing property in danger (as from fire)

linkage
the manner or style of being united as

vantage
benefit gain

sausage
a link or patty of sausage

barrage
artillery fire laid on a line close to friendly troops to screen and protect them

leakage
the act or process or an instance of leaking

acreage
area in acres acres

lineage
descent in a line from a common progenitor

cabbage
any of several plants related to or resembling cabbage

tonnage
a duty formerly levied on every tun of wine imported into England

onstage
on or onto a stage on a part of the stage visible to the audience

collage
an artistic composition made of various materials (as paper, cloth, or wood) glued on a surface

carnage
the flesh of slain animals or men

bondage
the tenure or service of a villein, serf, or slave

bandage
a strip of fabric used especially to cover, dress, and bind up wounds

webpage

rampage
a course of violent, riotous, or reckless action or behavior

haulage
the act or process of hauling

coinage
the act or process of coining

signage
signs (as of identification, warning, or direction) or a system of such signs

montage
the production of a rapid succession of images in a motion picture to illustrate an association of ideas

selvage
the edge on either side of a woven or flat-knitted fabric so finished as to prevent raveling

plumage
the feathers of a bird

corkage
a charge (as by a restaurant) for opening a bottle of wine bought elsewhere

wastage
wasteful or avoidable loss of something valuable

portage
the labor of carrying or transporting

yardage
an aggregate number of yards

assuage
to lessen the intensity of (something that pains or distresses) ease

upstage
the part of a stage that is farthest from the audience or camera

tillage
the operation of tilling land

wattage
amount of power expressed in watts

rummage
a confused miscellaneous collection

seepage
the process of seeping oozing

overage
surplus excess

pillage
to take booty

peerage
the body of peers

cartage
the action of or rate charged for carting

umbrage
shade shadow

drayage
the work or cost of hauling by dray

presage
to give an omen or warning of foreshadow

millage
a rate (as of taxation) expressed in mills per dollar

stowage
an act or process of stowing

tankage
the aggregate of tanks required for a purpose

restage

corsage
the waist or bodice of a dress

dockage
a charge for the use of a dock

herbage
herbaceous vegetation (as grass) especially when used for grazing

pottage
a thick soup of vegetables and often meat

cordage
ropes or cords

haylage
a stored forage that is essentially a grass silage wilted to 35 to 50 percent moisture

peonage
the use of laborers bound in servitude because of debt

dunnage
loose materials used to support and protect cargo in a ship’s hold

moorage
an act of mooring

sinkage
depression indentation

windage
the space between the projectile of a smoothbore gun and the surface of the bore

apanage

septage

tentage
a collection of tents tent equipment

moulage
an impression or cast made for use especially as evidence in a criminal investigation

flowage
an overflowing onto adjacent land

mintage
the action or process of minting coins

ecotage

rootage
a developed system of roots

wordage
words

leafage
foliage 2

lockage

soakage

vorlage
the position of a skier leaning forward from the ankles usually without lifting the heels from the skis

ventage
a small hole (as a flute stop)

soilage
green crops for feeding confined animals

burgage
a tenure by which real property in England and Scotland was held under the king or a lord for a yearly rent or for watching and warding

boscage
a growth of trees or shrubs thicket

tallage
an impost or due levied by a lord upon his tenants

boskage
a growth of trees or shrubs thicket

scalage

sullage
refuse sewage

thanage

meltage

flotage

manage
the action and paces of a trained riding horse

damage
loss or harm resulting from injury to person, property, or reputation

engage
committed to or supportive of a cause

garage
a shelter or repair shop for automotive vehicles

savage
to attack or treat brutally

sewage
refuse liquids or waste matter usually carried off by sewers

voyage
an account of a journey especially by sea

homage
a feudal ceremony by which a man acknowledges himself the vassal of a lord

dosage
the addition of an ingredient or the application of an agent in a measured dose

mirage
an optical effect that is sometimes seen at sea, in the desert, or over a hot pavement, that may have the appearance of a pool of water or a mirror in which distant objects are seen inverted, and that is caused by the bending or reflection of rays of light by a layer of heated air of varying density

forage
to secure by foraging

outage
a quantity or bulk of something lost in transportation or storage

silage
fodder converted into succulent feed for livestock through processes of anaerobic acid fermentation (as in a silo)

triage
the sorting of and allocation of treatment to patients and especially battle and disaster victims according to a system of priorities designed to maximize the number of survivors

linage
the number of lines of printed or written matter

visage
the face, countenance, or appearance of a person or sometimes an animal

lavage
the therapeutic washing out of an organ or part

ravage
to commit destructive actions

gavage
introduction of material into the stomach by a tube

rivage

enrage
to fill with rage anger

menage
housekeeping

borage
a coarse hairy blue-flowered European herb (Borago officinalis of the family Boraginaceae, the borage family) used medicinally and in salads

dotage
a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertness

potage
a thick soup

lovage
a European herb (Levisticum officinale) sometimes cultivated for use in medicine especially as a diuretic and in cookery usually as a flavoring agent

anlage
primordium

towage
the act of towing

milage

pelage
the hairy covering of a mammal

degage
free of constraint nonchalant

ullage
the amount that a container (as a tank or cask) lacks of being full

nonage
minority 1

metage

encage
cage 1

ambage
ambiguity circumlocution usually used in plural

cubage
cubic content, volume, or displacement

socage
a tenure of land by agricultural service fixed in amount and kind or by payment of money rent only and not burdened with any military service

ohmage

innage

incage

uncage
to release from or as if from a cage free from restraint

cowage
these hairs formerly used as a vermifuge

pipage
transportation by means of pipes

stage
intended to represent a type or stereotype

image
to describe or portray in language especially in a vivid manner

usage
firmly established and generally accepted practice or procedure

adage
a saying often in metaphorical form that embodies a common observation

phage
virus or cell that destroys cells

plage
the beach of a seaside resort

swage
a tool used by metalworkers for shaping their work by holding it on the work or the work on it and striking with a hammer or sledge

peage

page
a youth being trained for the medieval rank of knight and in the personal service of a knight

wage
a payment usually of money for labor or services usually according to contract and on an hourly, daily, or piecework basis often used in plural

rage
to be in tumult

cage
a box or enclosure having some openwork for confining or carrying animals (as birds)

sage
one (as a profound philosopher) distinguished for wisdom

gage
greengage

mage
magus

age
to acquire a desirable quality (as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time