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EHS 9th Grade Common Prefixes and Suffixes

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a-/an-
not, without,
ante-
before
anti-
against, opposing
auto
self, same
bi-
two
bio-
life
chron-
time
circ-
around
co-/com-/con-
together, with
contra-
against, opposi
de-
down, away
dis-
not; removal
ex-
out; previous
extra-
beyond, outside
in-
not, without; in, into
inter-
among, between
intra-
within, inside
mal-
bad(ly)
micr-
very small
mis-
bad(ly), wrong(ly)
mono-
one, single
multi-
many
non-
not
poly-
many
post-
after
pre-
before
pro-
for; in support, favor
re-
again; back
retro-
backward
sub-
below, lower
super-
superior
syn-/sym
together, with
trans-
across, beyond
tri-
three
ultra-
over, above, beyond
un-
not; reversal
-able/-ible
able to; worthy of
-al
of, related to
-an
of, related to
-ance
state, condition, action
-ant
doing, being
-ary/-ory
of, related to
-dom
quality, position, realm
-en
to make; made of
-ence
state, condition, action
-ent
doing, being
-er
one doing; comparison
-est
most
-ful
full of, marked by
-hood
state of being; group
-ic
like, made of, related to
-ify
to make
-ion
act or state of being
-ish
completion, confusion, protection
-ism
fact of being; belief in
-ity
state, condition, quality
-ive
Meaning: having the quality of
-ize
to make, make like
-less
without
-let
small
-logy
study or science of
-ly
in a certain way; like
-ment
state, condition, action
-ness
state, condition, quality
-ous
full of, having
-ship
state, condition; art, skill
-some
like, characterized by
-ward
in the direction of
-y
like, full of; state, action
kilo-
1,000
hecto-
100
deca-
10
deci-
1/10
centi-
1/100
milli-
1/1,000