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Glossary of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots

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abs, ab
from, away from

abduct, abjure (renounce)
ad, ac, af, ag, an, ap, ar, as, at
to, forward

addit, accord, affliction, aggregation, annexation, appease, arraignment, arraignment, assumption, attendance.
ambi
both

ambiguous, ambivalent
an, a
without

anarchy, amoral
arch
chief, first

archtype, archbishop
be
over, thoroughly

bedaub, befuddle (confuse thoroughly)
cata
down

catastophe, cataract (waterfall), catapult (throw down)
com, co, col, con, cor
with, together

combine, coeditor, collateral (subordinate, connected), conference, corroborate
contra, contro
against

contravene (conflict with), controversy
de
down, away

debase, decadence (deteriorate)
dia
across

diagonal (across a figure), diameter
dis, dif
not, apart

discord, differ (disagree; carry apart)
dys
faulty, bad

dyslexia, dyspepsia (indigestion)
ex, e
out

expel, eject
extra, extro
beyond, outside

extracurricular, extraterrestrial, extrovert
hyper
above, excessively

hyperbole, hyperventilate
in, il, im, ir
not

inefficient, inarticulate, illegible, impeccable (not capable of sinning; flawless),
irrevocable
inter
between, among

intervene, international, interjection
intra, intro
within

intramural (within a school), introvert
macro
large, long

macrobiotic (tending to prolong life), macrocosm (the entire universe)

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