The Complete List of Prefixes



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The Complete List of Prefixes :



The commoner prefixes are given below.

Prefix : mono
Meaning : one & single
Examples :
1. Monopoly
2. monosyllabic


Prefix : non
Meaning : not
Examples :
1. Nonstop
2. nonpayment
3. non-violent


Prefix : out
Meaning : do something better, faster, longer and quicker
Examples :
1. Outrun
2. Outgrow
3. outlive


Prefix : post
Meaning : after & later than
Examples :
1. Postwar
2. postpone
3. postscript


Prefix : pre
Meaning : before
Examples :
1. Prewar
2. Preview


Prefix :
Meaning : Pseudo
Examples : false
1. Pseudonym
2. pseudomodem 3. pseudo-scientific


Prefix : quadra & quadri
Meaning : four
Examples :
1. Quadrilateral
2. quadruplet


Prefix : re
Meaning : again
Examples :
1. Repay
2. Return
3. Rebuild


Prefix : semi
Meaning : half
Examples :
1. Semicircle
2. semicolon
3. semi-darkness


Prefix : sub
Meaning : under & a smaller part of & less than
Examples :
1. submarine
2. Subway
3. subsection
4. subdivide
5. subeditor
6. sub-collector


Prefix : super
Meaning : greater or more than
Examples :
1. Supersonic
2. superman
3. superstar


Prefix : tele
Meaning : at a distance
Examples :
1. Telephone
2. television


Prefix : theo
Meaning : of God or a god
Examples :
1. theology


Prefix : tri
Meaning : three
Examples :
1. triangle


Prefix : ultra
Meaning : beyond & extremely
Examples :
1. Ultrasonic
2. ultraviolet
3. ultra-modem


Prefix : un
Meaning : not & the reverse of
Examples :
1. Unhappy
2. unknown
3. untruth
4. unite
5. unpack
6. unlock
7. undo


Prefix : vice
Meaning : next in the rank
Examples :
1. vice-president
2. vice-captain




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