Meaning of -ise

-ise

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. var. oforganise.

-ise

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a noun suffix, occurring in loanwords from French, indicating quality, condition, or function:Cf. -ice. franchise; merchandise.
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