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Latin Root Words - Meanings - Examples

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dict
to say
"dictate" - "predict"
duc
to lead, bring, or take
"deduce" - "reduce"
gress
to walk
"digress" - "transgress"
ject
to throw
"project" - "reject"
pel
to drive
"compel" - "dispel"
pend
to hang
"depend" - "pendulum"
port
to carry
"transport" - "deport" - "support"
scribe/script
to write
"describe" - "transcription"
tract
to pull or draw
"attract" - "extract"
sta
to stand
"statute" - "constable"
pli
to fold
"accomplice" - "complicity"
jur
right
"jurisdiction" - "perjury"
cred
to trust
"credible" - "discredit"
fut
to disprove
"refute" - "futile"
proto
first
"prototype" - "protocol"
sue
to follow
"ensue" - "pursue"
err
to wander
"erratic" - "errant"
pla
to please
"platitude" - "complacent"
vert
to turn
"convert" - "invert"
fer
to bring, or carry
"transfer" - "inference"
pos
to place or put
"deposit" - "preposition"
struct
to build
"structure" - "reconstruct"
vers
to turn
"aversion" - "subversive"
ced
go, lead, yield
"intercede" - "recede"
frat
brother
"fraternal" - "fraternity"
hab
to have
"inhabitant" - "rehabilitate"
form
shape
"conform" - "formalize"
turn
turmoil
"turbulent" - "disturb"
fac
to make or to do
"factor" - "facile"
part
part
"partial" - "partition"
son
sound
"resonate" - "consonant"
dic
to say or proclaim
"abdicate" - "valedictorian"
ces
lead
"access" - "incessant"
plea
to please
"pleasantry" - "pleased"
prim
first
"primitive" - "primeval"
stit
to stand
"restitution" - "constituent"