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A list of common prefixes

A

In, on, of, up, to; without, lacking

Ab

From, away, off

Ad

To, toward

Am

friend, love

Ante

Before, previous

Anti

Against, opposing

Belli

War, warlike

Bene

Well, good

Cata

Down, away, thoroughly

Chron

Time

Circum

Around

Com

With, together, very

Contra

Against, opposing

Cred

Belief, trust

Dem

People

Dia

Through, across, apart

Dis

Away, off, down, not

Fore

Before, previous

Homo

Same, equal

Hetero

Different

Hyper

excessive, over

Hypo

Under, beneath

In

In, into; not, opposing

Inter

Among, between

Intra

Within

Magn

Large

Mal

Bad, poorly, not

Micro

Small

Mono

One, single

Mor

Die, death

Ob

Against, opposing

Omni

All, everywhere

Ortho

Right, straight

Over

Above

Pan

All, entire

Para

Beside, beyond

Per

Through

Peri

Around

Phil

Love, like

Post

After, following

Pre

Before, previous

Prim

First, early

Pro

Forward, in place of

Re

Back, backwards, again

Retro

Back, backward

Semi

Half, partly

Sub

Under, beneath

Super

Above, extra

Sym

With, together

Trans

Across, beyond, over

Ultra

Beyond, excessively

Un

Not, reverse of

Vis

To see

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