Latin Prefixes

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ab-, a-, abs-
away from
ex: abduct, avert, abstract
ad-, a-, ac-, af-, ag-, ar-, as-, at-
toward
ex: admit, align, accept/affect, agression/arrogant, assimilate/attend
amb(i)-
on both sides
ex: ambidextrous
ante-
before
ex: antecedent
circum-
around
ex: circumference
co-, col-, com-, con-, cor-
with, together
ex: coherence, collect, compete, consent, corrupt
contra-
against
ex: contradict
de-
down from
ex: deduce
di-, dif-, dis-
apart
ex: divert, different, dismiss
ex-, e-, ef-
out from
ex: expense, eject, effect
extra-, extro-
outside
ex: extraordinary, extrovert
in-, il-. im-, ir-
in
ex: initiate, illustrate, impulse, irrigate
in-, il-, im-, ir-
not
ex: inaudible, illegible, impossible, irregular
infra-
below
ex: inframaxillary
inter-
between
ex: interject
intra-, intro-
inside
ex: intramural, introduction
juxta-
beside
ex: juxtapose
non-
not
ex: nonsense
ob-, oc-, of-, op-
against, in the way of
ex: object, occur, offer, opponent
per-, (par-)
through
ex: perfect, pardon
post-
after
ex: postpone
pr(a)e
before
ex: predict
pro-, (por-), (pur-)
forward
ex: propulsion, portray, pursue
re-, red-
back, again
ex: recapture, redemption
retro-
backwards
ex: retrogress
se-, sed-
apart
ex: select, sedition
sub-, suc-, suf-, sug-, sup-, sur-, sus-
under
ex: subject, succeed, suffer, suggest, support, surrogate, suspense
super-, (sur-)
over
ex: supervise, survey
supra-
above
ex: suprarenal
trans-, tran-, tra-
across, on the other side, (change)
ex: ransgress, transcend, traverse
ultra-
beyond
ex: ultraviolet

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