Words With The Suffix OR, AR and ER (7 Examples)

Words With The Suffix OR, AR and ER (7 Examples)

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Words with the Suffixes OR, AR, and ER

In this video we examine the meaning of suffixes OR, AR, and ER. We will then examine 7 words with either the suffix OR, AR or ER. A helpful definition is given for each word and then an illustrated sentence example is provided.

Take a moment to look at the picture and then read the sentence. This is a good memory aid.

To improve your English, always look for connections and associations between words. In the seven words with the suffixes OR, AR, and ER, look out for a common characteristic.

Although 7 word examples are given, see how many other words you can think of that end with OR, AR, and ER.

Here is a transcript of the video “Words with the Suffixes OR, AR, and ER ” . . .

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The suffixes OR, AR and ER mean:
• one who
• that which
These are some of the simplest suffixes and you will see numerous examples of them if you take note when you reading or listening.

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Here are some examples:
• doctOR
• dancER
• beggAR
• killER
• barbER
• tractOR
• pacifiER

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Definition: a person who is trained in medicine and the healing arts

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In the picture we see a friendly doctor shaking hands with a patient.
Sentence example: This doctor always makes his patients feel relaxed.

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Definition: one who dances

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The picture shows traditional dancers in Cambodia.
Sentence example: Khmer apsara dancers focus on graceful movements.

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Definition: one who begs, or solicits alms for a living

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In the picture we see a woman begging outside a large public building in Rome.
Sentence example: Sadly, beggars are a common sight in many European capitals.

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Definition: one who kills, that which kills

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In the picture we see a digital image of the coronavirus.
Sentence example: 2020 will be remembered as the year a killer virus took over the world.

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Definition: one who gives haircuts, one who styles hair

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The picture shows an Indian man with scissors in his hand about to cut the hair of a client.
Sentence example: Here we see a traditional barber in India.

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Definition: that which pulls, a machine used on a farm for pulling farm implements

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In the picture we see a group of children visiting a farm.
Sentence example: The children loved sitting on the tractor.

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Definition: that which quiets or pacifies, such as a teething ring for babies to suck or chew on

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In the picture we see a Heron holding a baby’s dummy in its beak.
Sentence example: This Heron has taken a liking to a baby’s pacifier.

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The suffixes OR, AR or ER are some of the easiest to remember!
They simply mean:
“one who”
“that which”

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