-ant [ənt, 'nt]
[ME < OFr < L -antem or -entem, acc. prp. ending] suffix
1. forming adjectives that has, shows, or does [defiant, radiant]
2. forming nouns a person or thing that ____s [occupant, accountant]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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