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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

-ment \-ment\, [F. -ment, L. -mentum.]
   A suffix denoting that which does a thing; an act or process;
   the result of an act or process; state or condition; as,
   aliment, that which nourishes, ornament, increment; fragment,
   piece broken, segment; abridgment, act of abridging,
   imprisonment, movement, adjournment; amazement, state of
   being amazed, astonishment.