3 letter words ending in er
-er () .
-er () The termination of many English words, denoting the agent; -- applied either to men or things; as in hater, farmer, heater, grater. At the end of names of places, -er signifies a man of the place; as, Londoner, i. e., London man.
-er () A suffix used to form the comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs; as, warmer, sooner, lat(e)er, earl(y)ier.
Fer (a. & adv.) Far.
Her (pron. & a.) The form of the objective and the possessive case of the personal pronoun she; as, I saw her with her purse out.
Her (pron. pl.) Alt. of Here
Ner (adv. & a.) nearer.
Per (prep.) Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words.
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