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1

What does the Latin prefix "A" mean?

Away from.
Examples: against, alone
adapt, adhere

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What does the Greek prefix "A" mean?

Not, no.
Examples: asocial, anarchy

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What does the Latin prefix "Ab" mean?

From; Away from.
Examples: abnormal, absent

4

What does the Latin prefix "Ad" mean?

Toward.
Examples: advent, adhere

5

What does the Latin prefix "Alter" mean?

Another.
Examples: altercation, alternate
alterego

6

What does the Greek prefix "Amphi" mean?

Around, both.
Examples: amphibious, amphitheater
amphicar

7

What does the Geek prefix "Ana" mean?

Up.
Examples: analysis, analogy

8

What does the Latin prefix "Ante" mean?

Before.
Examples: antedate, anteroom
antecedent, antemeridian

9

What does the Greek prefix "Anti" mean?

Against.
Examples: antipathy, anticlimax
anticipate, antisocial

10

What does the Latin prefix "Circum" mean?

Around
Examples: circumference, circumnavigate
circumstance

11

What does the Latin prefix "Co" mean?

With, together.
Examples: coidentity
coexist, cooperate

12

What does the Latin prefix "Con" mean?

With, together.
Examples: congregation, construct
content, conjugate

13

What does the Latin prefix "Contra" mean?

Against.
Examples: contradiction, contraception
contraband

14

What does the Latin prefix "De" mean?

Down, down from.
Examples: deteriorate, deform
decrease, descend

15

What does the Greek prefix "Dia" mean?

Through.
Examples: diameter, diocese
diagonal, dialogue

16

What does the Latin prefix "Dis" mean?

Apart, away from.
Examples: disconnect, disassociate
disperse, disapear

17

What does the Greek prefix "Dys" mean?

Bad.
Examples: dysentery, dysfunction
dyslexia

18

What does the Latin prefix "E" mean?

Out of.
Examples: eject, evict
eclipse

19

What does the Greek prefix "Ec" mean?

Outside.
Examples: ectopic, ectoplasm
ecosystem

20

What does the Greek prefix "Em" mean?

In, within.
Examples: embed, empower
employ, empire

21

What does the Greek prefix "En" mean?

In, within.
Examples: enter, enclose
encompase

22

What does the Greek prefix "Epi" mean?

Upon.
Examples: epicenter, epilogue
episode

23

What does the Latin prefix "Ex" mean?

Out of, away from.
Examples: extract, expel
exaggerate, exile

24

What does the Greek prefix "Hyper" mean?

Over.
Examples: hyperactive, hypersensitive
hyperventilate, hypercritical

25

What does the Latin prefix "In" mean?

In, into, on, against, not.
Examples: inside, input
interior

26

What does the Latin prefix "Intro" mean?

Inside.
Examples: introvert, introgression
introduction

27

What does the Latin prefix "Ob" mean?

Against.
Examples: oppose, obliterate
obscene, object

28

What does the Latin prefix "Omni" mean?

Every, all.
Examples: omnipotent, omniscient
omnipresent

29

What does the Latin prefix "Per" mean?

Through.
Examples: perforate, perfect

30

What does the Greek prefix "Peri" mean?

Around.
Examples: perimeter, perimetric
peripheral, perennial

31

What does the Latin prefix "Post" mean?

After.
Examples: postpone, postwar
postmortem

32

What does the Latin prefix "Pre" mean?

Before.
Examples: preview, preheat

33

What does the Latin prefix "Re" mean?

Back, again.
Examples: restart, reassess
retract

34

What does the Latin prefix "Retro" mean?

Backwards.
Examples: retrofit, retrospect
retroactive

35

What does the Latin prefix "Sub" mean?

Beneath.
Examples: submerse, suboptimal
subterranean, subject

36

What does the Latin prefix "Super", "Sur" mean?

Above.
Examples: superimpose, supersonic

37

What does the Greek prefix "Sym" mean?

With, together.
Examples: symbiosis, symmetry
sympathetic

38

What does the Greek prefix "Syn" mean?

With, together.
Examples: synonym, synergy
synthesis

39

What does the Latin prefix "Trans" mean?

Across.
Examples: transatlantic, transmission
transcribe, transform

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What does the Greek prefix "Tele" mean?

Distant.
Examples: telecommunication, teleportation
telepathy, telegram