English Prefixes List, Meanings and Example Words

English Prefixes List, Meanings and Example Words

English Prefixes List, Meanings and Example Words


Prefix Meaning Example
Anti- Against Antifreeze,
antithesis
De- Opposite Decode,
decompose
Dis- Not, opposite of Disconnect,
disembark
Em- Cause to Embrace,
emphasis
En- Cause to Encode,
encounter
Fore- Before Forecast,
foresight
In- İn Infield,
infiltrate
Im- İn Imbalance
In-, im-, il-, ir- Not Injustice,
impossible, irregular
Inter- Between International,
interact
Mid- Middle Midday,
midway
Mis- Wrongly Misfire,
misunderstand
Non- Not Nonsense,
nonexist
Over- Over Overlook,
overdue
Pre- Before Prefix,
preschool
Re- Again Regain, return,
rebuild
Semi- Half Semifinal,
semicircle
Sub- Under Subeditor,
ubterranean
Super- Above, Superman,
superstar
Trans- Across Transatlantic,
transport
Un- Not Unfriendly,
unsatisfied
Under- Under Understand,
undersea

Add Comment