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ROOT MEANING EXAMPLES acr, acro beginning, tip, end, top, peak,summit acronym, acrophobia actin ray actinology, actinoid agog lead, leader demagogue, synagogue andr male androgynous, misandry anthrop man, mankind anthropology, misanthrope arch first, ancient, chief monarch, archaeology arthr joint arthritis, arthropod aster star astrology, asterisk auto self
automaton, autonomy, autocratic bar pressure barometer, isobar bibl book bibliophile, Bible bio life amphibious, biology cac(o) harsh, bad cacophony, cachexia cardi heart cardiologist, pericardium carp fruit monocarpic, carpophgous cephal head encephalitis, cephalopod chrom color chromatic, chromosome chron time synchronize, anachronism chthon earth autochthonous, chthonic cline
dip, slope isocline, geosyncline cosm order, world cosmology, microcosm crat power, rule, government democracy, autocrat cry frost cryology, cryogenics crypt secret, hidden cryptic, cryptogram cycl circle, wheel bicycle, cyclic, cyclone cyt cell cytoplasm, cytology dactyl finger dactylic, pterodactyl dem people democracy, demotic, epidemic derm skin epidermis, hypodermic deuter second Deuteronomy, Deuterium
dox belief, teaching orthodox, doxology dyn power, strength dynamo, heterodyne, dynasty eo dawn eohippis, Eocene erg work, power erg, energy, energetic ethno race, people, cultural group ethnology, ethnocentric gam marry, mate, sexual union gamete, monogamous, bigamy gen kind, race, source genesis, genealogy geo earth geography, George ger old age geriatrics, gerontology glot language, tongue polyglot, epiglottis gon corner, angle trigonometry, polygon
heliacal hepat liver hepatic. different heterodox. misogynist hagi holy hagiographer. female gynecology. orthography gyn woman. hierarchy homo same homogeneous. heterogeneous hier holy hierophant. hagiolatry hem blood hemorrhage. telegram. writing grammar. hepatitis hetero other. hemoglobin helio sun heliotropic.gram write. writing graphite. epigram graph write. homograph hydr water .
isonomy lith rock. geriatrics. anhydrous hygr moisture hygrometer iatr heal. memory mono. theology mega large. misology mnasthai memory mnemonic. pediatrics iso same. meter measure diameter. enlargement megaphone. study. mon one. single monogamy. equal isosceles. reason epilogue. trigonometry miso hatred misoneism. stone monolith. monotonous morph . megacephalic metr. word. logarithm. neolithic log. cure iatric. dehydrate.hydrogen. isotope. ology speech. metronome.
neolithic nephr kidney nephritis. pseudonym ornith bird ornithology orth straight. neurasthenia nom law. amorphous necr dead. rule autonomy. economy. nym name.form morphology. recent neologism. oenomania onym. word anonymous. die necrology. orthodontist . necrotic neo new. eno wine oenologist. nephron neur nerve neuralgia. peridontics oeno. correct orthodox. metronome odont tooth orthodontia.
phot light phosphorous. phosphorous phos. carrying. philology phob fear phobia. pathology ped. euphony phor bearing. pediatrician phan appearance phantom. claustrophobia phon sound phonetics. pandemonium path feeling. entire panorama. apathy. photograph phyll leaf phyllopod. boy orthopedic. sufferer psychopath. paed child. having semaphore. chlorophyll . paleolithic pan all. theophany phil like. disease. telephone. love philanthropic.paleo old paleonotology.
people metropolitan.plasi formation neoplasm. psychology pyr fire pyrex. pyrotechnic rhin nose rhinoceros. polygamy pseudo false pseudopod. pyre. pseudepigrapha psych mind psychiatry. rhinoplasty rrhage. rrhea flow . political poly many polygon. hemiplegia pneum air. pneumonia pod foot tripod. wine. lung pneumatic. homoplasy plegia to strike. podium polis city. paralysis paraplegia. podiatrics.
look at microscope. technique polytechnical. arrangement taxidermy. philosopher taut same tautology. wisdom sophomore.hemorrhage. technician tele far. craft. soma soph wise. tactics techn art. thermometer tom . telepathy theo god thearchy. theology therm heat thermal. tautomerism tax. distant telegram. logorrhea scop watch. telescope seism earthquake seismograph som body psychosomatic. tact arrange.
sharp acute. appendectomy trop turn phototropic. acr sour. acrid. acumen. tropic troph nutrition. thaumatrope LATIN ROOTS ROOT MEANING EXAMPLES ac. acrimonious aero air . growth atrophy. prototype thanatos death thanatopsis. split atom. print type.cut. polytrophic typ model. thanataphobia thaum miracle thaumaturge.
agronomy alb white albino. ambulant amic. alto alter other. agenda. aerosol ag. enni . magnanimity ani.aerodynamics. agent. aerodyne. alias alt high altitude. impel agile. agrarian. ample. altimeter. change alter. amatory. soul. act do. move. amicable ampli large ampliation. am love. albedo ali other alien. alternant ambul walk ambulatory. friend amity. act. albinism. alternate. spirit animate. alibi. animosity. amplification anim mind. drive. reaction agr field agriculture.
aviculture bel. auditorium aug increase augment. apian. fit adapt. rebel . auriferious avi bird aviary. audit hear audible. belligerent. armament art skill. augmentative aur gold aureate. inept api bee apiary. apiarist aqu water aquatic. disarming. weapon army. perennial apt. aqueduct arm arm. aquarium. aureole. artificial aud. bell war bellicose. craft. audience. art artisan. armory. artful. aptitude. anniversary. ept adjust.year annals. aviatrix.
cip take capable. certify . yield. cept. centipede cern. ben well. go recede. ebullition cand white. benediction brev short. cantata. captious. centennial. candle. per capita carn meat. reception. good benefit. abridge bull boil ebullient. capt. cantilate cap. decapitate. glowing incandescent. benefactor. ceed. carnivorous ced. ascertain. capacity. anticipate capit head capital. cert perceive. proceed. abbreviate. decide discern. candent cant sing cantation. concession cent hundred century. brief brevity. cess move. flesh incarnate. carnal.bene. separate.
homocide. proclaim. declare clin bend. wealth copious. incite civ citizen. lean decline. exclusion. cognizant commun common community. civility clam. dis cut. kill incision. city civilian. impel excite. clau. clus. occlude. clarity. fratricide cit summon. communication copi. civic. citation. opulent cord heart . clarinet. declension. communion. claim shout. recognize. be acquainted incognito. inclination clud. close conclude. clos shut. closet. op abundance. exclamation clar clear clarify.cid. cry clamor. civilize. claustrophobia cogn know.
corporation. cuprous. decimate. culprit. cret rise. cupric cur care. credit cresc. accretion cruc cross crucifixion. care for accurate. exculpate cupr copper cupreous. curr. credulous. point cornucopia. curs run. cours curriculum. trust credible. grow crescent. cruciform culp fault. discord. corniculate corp body corpuscle. recurrent dec ten decimal. crucifer. cornea. decennial dent . accord. concord corn horn. corpulent cred belief.cordial. security. curator cur. blame culpable. concrete. concur.
education dur hard. indignity. worthy dignify. objurate. contradict. word diction. digitigrade. duration ego I. dormitory. self egotist. duplicate duc. indent dict say. duct lead adduce. seduce. condign doc. domain. abdicate digit finger digitate. denture. indoctrinate domin master dominate. duet. speak. prove docile. digital dign worth. dormer du two duel. lasting durable. doct teach. doctrine.tooth dentist. egoist. abduct. egocentric . predominant dorm sleep dormant.
aberration ev time. perfervid. effervescent fid belief. put facile. fact. make. fabliau fac. fec. definitive firm strong.equi. equinox err wander errata. offer. calefacient. efficacious. age medieval. defer. equity. firmament. equ equal equality. affirm flor flower floral. carry confer. perfidious. infidel fin end. faith fidelity. longevity. erratic. bubble fervor. yield. infinite. florescence. flourish . steadfast confirm. facsimile. factotem fer bear. fertile ferv boil. infirmary. florid. fabulous. defect. limit final. fic do. primeval fabul story fable.
flex bend. gesture. produce gestation. go.flext. fus pour. fratricide fund. force frag. flux. fragment. favor. shape conform. refract frat brother fraternity. fluct flow influence. foliage. reformation fort strong fortify. refund. gress take steps. walk digress. fraternize. gerund grad. egress. foundry gest. genuflect flu. fortitude. step. melt transfuse. superfluous foli leaf foliate. twist flexible. degrade. ger carry. uniform. thankful . aggression. foliaceous form form. circumflex. suffuse. gradient. ingest. ingredient grat please. fraction. fract break fragile. effort.
ignite. circuit. transit. herd congregate. iridic. adhesion herb grass herbivorous. horror. hes cling. iridectomy it go. irido rainbow. gratuity. gravitation. itinerarv jac. iris of eye irridescence. aggravate grex. humidor ig fire igneous. congratulate grav weigh. egregious her.gratitude. cast ejaculate. hurl. rejection jud . greg flock. heavy gravity. herbicide horr shudder at horrendous. gregarious. eject. humidity. abhorrent hum be moist humidify. ignescent irid. herbalist. ject throw. coherence. travel exit. stick adhere.
latitude laud praise laudable. adjudicate. adjunct jur swear conjure. prejudice junct join juncture. laudation leg law legislate. leger light. eligible. college lev.judge judicious. perjury labor work laboratory. abjure. applaud. rise levitation. levity . illegitimate leg. lig. elevate. lacteal langu feel weak languor. elaborate. disjunctive. languid latus wide. illegal. side latitudinarian. read legible. lect gather. equilateral. choose. lectern. lactiferous. laborious lact milk lactescent. languish.
lucid. elucidate luna moon lunar. paralun. matr mother maternity. magnanimous. location locu. magnate mal bad malady.lingu tongue. manu hand manacle. obloquy. location luc light transluscent. matriarchy . matricide. manual mar sea marine. allocate. locale. malevolent. illiterate loc place locus. loqu talk. manicure. bilingual liter letter literal. lingulate. speech colloquial. language linguist. large magnitude. maritime. submarine mater. malediction man. alliterate. lunatic magn great. lunate.
memorable merg. remember. minority mit. mesosphere. emigrant min less. immersion meso middle mesomorph. monitor. monish monstr show demonstrate. missile. mov move mobile. little minus. remote. emissary mob. medieval memor memory memorial. mo. plunge submerge. omit. mesozoic migr depart migratory. mot. monit warn admonish. monstrate mont mountain . minimize. move. emergent. mediate. remonstrate. motor mon. immigration.medi middle mediocre. mers dip. miss send admit.
innovate. renovate nox harmful noxious. obnoxious. amount. mutation natur nature natural. death moribund. native. renege. mutat change immutable. immortal multi many multitude. multiple.mount. cognomen nov new novelty. sail naval. nominee. mort die. circumnavigate neg deny negate. immure mut. naturopathy nav ship. dismount mor. navigate. multifarious mur wall mural. mortuary. noxiousness num . negative nomen. nomin name nomenclature. transmute.
adorn. pare . pax peace pacify. ornament pac. pacific par equal par. nuptials ocul eye ocular. oratorio. shield prepare. binocular offic duty office. officious. ordain orn decorate ornate. oracular ord order disorder. omnivorous. pray orate. separate par make ready. onerous ora speak. ordinance. repair. disparate. officer omni all omnipotent. Pax Romana. ordinary. burden onus. oculist. omniscient onus load. disparity.marry nubial. connubial.
petition petr rock petrified. plentitude. puls drive. ask. patristic pecuni money percuniary. pisciculture plan level plane. patr father paternal. compulsion. pendant pet seek. piscary. suspend. weigh. petrography. replenish plic. explain. replica. impulse pend. pens hand. bend duplicity. petroglyph pisci fish Pisces. centipede. pension. pli. patrimony. pay expensive. ply fold. imply . strive for competitor. urge repel. explanation plen full plenty. quadruped pel.pater. impecunious ped foot pedal. petulant.
plumb. population pot power impotent. primeval prob good probation. comprehension press press. expression prim first primer. prove propr one's own. pressure. portable. force press. export. primitive. apprehend. deposit port carry porter. omnipotent. pommel pon. fitting . oppress. pomade. potentiality prehend. fruit pomander. pos place. put postpone. plumbeous pomi apple.plumb lead(metal) plumbiferous. populous. proponent. opprobrium. comportment popul people popular.prehens seize prehensile.
proper quir. quasipublic radi ray radiant. sanctuary. abrupt. seek inquire. probity. requisition quasi somewhat. salvage. irradiate reg straighten. seemingly quaisjudical. consanguinity. salvo sanct holy sanction. quasi.property. interrrupt salv safe salvation. sanctimonious sang blood sanguine. derision rog ask interrogate. rogation. sanguinary sci . rule regiment. deride. regal. quis ask. radial. ris laugh ridiculous. interregnum. derogative rupt break rupture. inquistion. regicide rid.
sect cut segment. senate sens. sej sit. sue follow sequel. similitude. sector. servant silv forest sylvan. preserve. script write inscribe. ensue. assimilate . scriptures sed. sent feel sensory. sid. seminiferous. service. session. consequence. senescence. disseminate sen old senior. conscious. sess. silva. secut. sessile. serve conserve. save. sensuous. transcribe. sentimental. silviculture simil like similar. prescient scrib. supersede. dissect semin seed seminal. assiduous seg.know science. seat sedentary. sejant. persecute serv keep. sentient seq. senile.
solitaire. resonance. see specimen. absolute somni sleep somnambulate. strict bind tight stringent. persistence. consolidate. perspiration. spirit sta stand. construe.sist stand insist. soluble. status string. solder solv. somniferous. soli alone solitude. despicable. spect look. firm stable. desolate solid compact solid. establish. destruction . solu. circumspect spir breathe aspire. restrict. struct build structure. stricture stru. solut loosen. desist sol. free solvent. station. somnific son sound unison. dissonance spec. spic.
tact touch tangible. contact tempor time contemporary. ter land terrestrial. take consumption. tent hold tenure. tactile.suad. tens. presume. contingent. retentive. tig. tin. sumpt take. assume tang. extenuate terr. dissuade. suas advise persuade. sudatory sum. sudatorium. spend. temporal. ting. continence tend. pretense tenu thin tenuous. tegular ten. suasion sud sweat sudorific. protect. tect cover integument. attenuate. disinter test witness . extemporaneous teg. contiguous. tendency. subterranean. tent stretch distend.
penumbra und wave undulant. contribute trud. torpedo tort. distract.testify. testament torp numb torpid. turgescent. tra draw. turgor umbr shade umbrella. uniform. inundate. contortion. adumbrate. torsion tract. abstruse turb agitate turbid. torpor. pull. disturbance turg swell turgid. tors twist distort. trus thrust intrusion. abundant uni one unity. turbulence. protrude. train trib assign attribute. unison urb . distribute. testimony. drag traction.
vas go pervade. vestment vid. evasion. vermiculate vert. inadvertent. verbiage verm worm vermicular. invincible. pervasive ven. convene. urbane vac empty vacant.city urbanity. prevent ver true verily. vacuous. divest. vis see visual. victor. convent vest dress vesture. suburban. vent come. verisimilitude verb word verbal. vers turn aversion. evacuate vad. verbose. evident. evict . supervisor vinc. veracity. event. vict conquer convince. go intervene.
volunteer. devolve. convolution vulg common vulgar. vitamin. divulge Old English Origin PREFIX MEANING EXAMPLES a in. to. besprinkle. up. invoke. astride. away. turn evolve. advocate vol wish volition. completely beset. lively vitality. on. volu. abed. evolution. afoot back back backstroke. at afire. malevolent volv. beware . of. viv life. backward be around.vit. vulgate. volut roll. vok call vocation. about. vivid voc.
forsake. withhold Latin Origin ab (a. unknown. offspring. secondarily. outrun over over. apart forswear. misfire. offhand out better. above overthrow. excessively. by-stander for away. foreword mis badly.by near. ungodly under below undershirt. a reversal unfold. abs) . overcast. not misfit. misbelieve off off offside. overrun un not. outpatient. greater. from. going away outbound. previous forethought. by-product. off. no. against withdraw. incidental by-play. poorly. undergraduate with away. forfend fore before. withstand.
together. accede. twice biennial. debark demi half demigod. ag. near. very adverse. corrupt contra (contro. appear. demimonde . advocate. demitasse. off. ar. opposing contradict. con. ap. concentrate. af. counter de away. good benison. contrast. collate. bisect circum around circumvent. very. controversy. coexist. benefit. off. affiliate. ante bene well. down demure. assent ambi both ambidextrous. as. counter) against. al. opposed. jointly compare. circumspect com (co. antedate. previous antecedent. away abdicate. col. ambivalent ante before. contravene. cor) with.from. aggression. toward. annul. allude. averse ad (ac. at) to. an. bilateral. beneficiary bi two. complicate. demolish. arrogate. abnormal.
former excise. improvident. malignant. apart from. evil. extrovert. efface. discourse. op) over. il. intermittent intro. reversal of. opposite of. irrigate. dispel. immigrate inter among. out. ir) in. beyond extramural. from. within introvert. upon . im. out. ec. into. dislike ex (e. to the inside. nonessential ob (oc. of. dif) away. eject. diffuse. ef) away. ignoble in (il. extravagant in (ig. toward. opposing incapable. intrastate mal bad. exoskeleton. ir) not. missing. against. ill malady. very. between intercede. introduce. ex-wife extra (extro. eccentric. intra inwardly. down dissent. diffident. multiply non not nonentity. divert. im. within induct. discuss. insoluble. without. malcontent multi many multimillionaire. digress. wrong. exo) outside.dis (di. illicit. irrational. expel. intravenous.
favoring. pro-Anglo re back. proponent. postpone. sustain. in front of preclude. thoroughly. before. recede. oppose. subtle super. recur. backward. earlier. repeat retro back. suf. sub. surtax. backward retrospect. completely permeate. occlude. supervise. to a degree greater than normal superscript. seduce. pronoun. extra. profuse. in front of. forward protract. pernicious. supersede. beneath. suggest. seclude semi half. tra . surname trans. lower. prevent. sus) under. obloquy per through. later. again revoke. suffuse. retroactive se away. behind. above. perspicuous. obstruct. percolate post after. proceed. partly semiannual. aside. semicircular sub (suc.obtrude. subsidy. offend. subsist. following postlude. away from secede. postscript pre before. less subjugate. predicate. supplant. in place of. sur over. sup. succinct. sum. precursor pro earlier.
against. thoroughly catalyst. opposing. anachronism anti against. unicorn. diagnose dys ill. beyond. antithesis apo from. opposite antipathy. amoral. traduce ultra beyond. amphibiotic ana up. an lacking. analysis. off. ultraviolet uni one unicellular. catastrophe dia through. anarchy. through transfuse. apology. anemic. bad. transient. separate apostate. antitoxin.across. apart diameter. back anagram. away. aphasia amphi both amphitheater. not amorphous. difficult . cath down. excessive ultramodern. unite Greek Origin a. apostle cata. across. without. diaphanous.
ectogenic en. inside endobiotic. within. empiric. hypercritical hypo under.dysentery. end within. well eugenics. ect outside. external ectoderm. empathy endo. euphemism hemi half hemisphere. isonomy. epitome eu good. hypothesis iso equal. lower. ectomorph. true. hemiplegis hetero different heterogeneous. less hypodermic. epidermis. eulogy. endoblast epi on. endoderm. down. dysphasia exto. excessive. heterolite hyper above. over hyperbole. em in. isosceles macro . outside. among endemic. pleasant. outer epigram. alike isomagnetic. over.
macroeconomics mega great. micron. monopoly ne. oligopoly para beside. enclosing perimeter. paraphrase peri around. megascopic mes. megalith. neophyte olig few oligarchy. beyond. neology. met later. related parallel. long macrocosm. million megacycle. with a change in metabolism. near. metamorphosis micro small microscope. mesosphere meta. periscope poly many polygon. paradox. polytechnic .large. meso middle. neo new neogenesis. microsown mono one monoplane. intermediate mesomorph.
together. in front of. prophesy.pro earlier. sympathy. sys) with. prognosis. telegony . forward progress. telephone. pseudopod syn (sym. before. program proto first prototype. system. at same time synchronize. protopathic pseudo false pseudonym. syllogism tele far telepathy. syl. pseudo. synthesis.
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