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Prefixes and suffixes with Definition, List and Examples Flashcards PDF

Prefixes and suffixes with the meanings and complete list with downloadable flashcards. See examples of prefixes and example of suffixes.
Prefixes and suffixes with the meanings and complete list with downloadable flashcards. See examples of prefixes and example of suffixes.

Prefix and Suffix 

A prefix is a group of letters that is put before a word to form a new word with a new meaning.

Prefix Word New word
Re think Rethink
Mis behave Misbehave
Semi circle Semicircle
Im possible Impossible
Pre view Preview
Dis obey Disobey
In justice Injustice
Tri cycle Tricycle
Un able Unable
ir relevant Irrelevant

A suffix is a group of letters that is added after a word to form a new word with a new meaning.

Word Suffix New word
Collect ion Collection
Kind ness Kindness
Hard en Harden
Hope ful Hopeful
Follow er Follower
Convert ible Convertible
Bad ly Badly
Beak able Breakable
Care less Careless
Enjoy ment Enjoyment

Here are meanings of some common prefixes and suffixes.

Prefix Meaning Example
Anti- against antinarcotics
Dis- not or removal disappear, dismount
Inter- between interact
Non- without nonfat
Pre- before preview
semi- half semicircle
Un- opposite unhappy
Post- after postwar
Tri- three tricycle

 

Suffix Meaning Example 
-able capable of being solvable
-less without motionless
-ful full of cheerful
-en to do, made of, become fasten, woolen, strengthen
-ness state of being heaviness
-holic one who is obsessed workaholic
-tion state or quality of attention
-ist profession artist
-ment action or process of movement
-fy the process of making into amplify

Some more example:

Prefixes Suffixes 
Antisocial Loudly
Defrost Believable
Misjudge Stronger
Impure Wooden
Disown Joyous
Explode Delightful
Proactive Reversible
Prepaid Direction
Incorrect Restless
Unusual Softness

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