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23 terms

Prefixes "sub-" (under, below) "super-" (over, above , beyond) "sur-" (over, above, beyond)

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sub-
under, below
subconscious
not fully aware; occurring below your level of awareness
subcutaneous
under the skin
subdue
to bring under control
subfreezing
below the freezing point
subirrigate
to water something from under the ground
subject
to put under someone else's control
submarine
a watercraft that stays under water
submerge
to put under water
subordinate
a person who is under someone else in rank
subway
a passageway under the ground
super-
over, above, beyond
sur-
over, above, beyond
superb
splendid; excellent; beyond the expected
superimpose
to lay or place something over something else
superintendent
a person with the highest power
superior
above average in quality; excellent
supervisor
a person who stands over or above someone in rank
surcharge
an amount of money over and above what is already being paid
surplus
a quantity or amount over and above what is actually needed
surprise
something that is beyond what is expected
surreal
beyond what is real or believable; bizarre
surtax
an extra tax beyond the normal tax