GRE Prefixes

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GRE Prefixes Same as mendozbl set but put the examples in parenthesis so that they can be ignored by quizlet during learning phase. Enjoy!

a

in on of up to (abed afoot OR without lacking (atheist agnostic)

ab

from away off (abdicate abjure)

ad

to toward (advance)

am

friend love (amicable amatory)

ante

before previous (antecedent antedate)

anti

against opposing (antipathy anitdote)

auto

self (autonomy autobiography)

belli

war warlike (bellicose)

bene

well good (Benefit benefactor)

bi

two (bisect)

bio

life (biology biosphere)

cata

down away thoroughly (catastrophe cataclysm)

chron

time (Chronological synchronize)

circum

around (cricumference)

com

with together very (commotion complicate)

Contra

against opposing (contradict contravene)

cred

belief trust (credible credit)

de

from (department)

dem

people (demographics democracy)

dia

through across apart (diameter diagnose)

dis

away off down not (dissent disappear Sandwich dis)

epi

upon (epilogue)

equi

equal equally (equivalent)

ex

out (extract)

for

away off from (forget forswear)

fore

before previous (foretell forefathers)

homo

same equal (homogenized)

hyper

excessive over (hypercritical hypertension)

hypo

under benether (hypoglycemic hypothermia)

in

in into (invade intrude OR not opposing (incapable ineligible)

inter

among between (intercede interrupt)

intra

within (intramural intravenious)

magn

large (magnitude magnify)

mal

bad poor not (Malfunction)

micr

small (microbe microscope)

mis

bad poorly not (misbehave)

mono

one single (monogomy)

mor

die death (morose mortality)

neo

new (neonatal)

non

not (nonsense)

ob

against opposing (objection)

omni

all everywhere (omniscient)

ortho

right straight (orthodox)

over

above (overbearing)

pan

all entire (panorama)

per

through (perceive permit)

para

beside beyond (paranormal paradox parallel)

peri

around (perimeter periscope)

phil

love like (philanthropic)

poly

many (polygamous)

post

after following (postpone)

pre

before previous (prevent preclude)

prim

first early (primitive primary)

pro

forward in place of (propel pronoun)

re

back backward again (revoke recur)

retro

back backward (retrospect)

semi

halfpartly (semicircle)

sub

under beneath (substitute)

super

above extra (super cool)

sym

with together (sympathy symphony)

trans

across beyond over (transport transectual)

ultra

beyond excessively (ultraviolet ultraconservative)

un

not reverse of (unhappy unlock)

uni

one (uniform unity)

vis

to see (visage visable)

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