Part of speech:

Used to form from verbs nouns denoting result, condition, action, or agency; as, achievement.

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Usage examples "ment":

  1. In this way the nature- powers would be appeased, the sense of unity would be restored, and the first At- one- ment effected. - "Pagan & Christian Creeds Their Origin and Meaning", Edward Carpenter.
  2. Stand up for your gov'r- ment, and for holy Russia! - "The Created Legend", Feodor Sologub.
  3. After they " finish" they have a commencement, not an end- ment, as they think. - "The University of Hard Knocks", Ralph Parlette.