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181 terms

Kaplan's GRE Root List

STUDY
PLAY
A
without
AB/ABS
off
away from
apart
down
AC/ACR
sharp
bitter
ACT/AG
to do
to drive
to force
to lead
AD/AL
to
toward
near
AL/ALI/ALTER
other
another
AM
love
AMB
to go
to walk
AMBI/AMPH
both
more than one
around
ANIM
of the life
mind
soul
spirit
ANNUI/ENNI
year
ANTE
before
ANTHRO/ANDR
man
human
ANTI
against
APO
away
ARCH/ARCHI/ARCHY
chief
principal
ruler
AUTO
self
BE
to be
to have a particular quality
to exist
BEL/BEL
war
BEN/BON
good
BI
twice
double
CAD/CID
to fall
to happen by chance
CANT/CENT/CHANT
to sing
CAP/CIP/CEPT
to take
to get
CAP/CAPIT/CIPIT
head
headlong
CARD/CORD/COUR
heart
CARN
flesh
CAST/CHAST
cut
CED/CEED/CESS
to go
to yield
to stop
CENTR
center
CERN/CERT/CRET/CRIM/CRIT
to separate
to judge
to distinguish
to decide
CHRON
time
CIRCU
around
on all sides
CIS
to cut
CLA/CLO/CLU
shut
close
CLAIM/CLAM
to shout
to cry out
CLI
to lean toward
CO/COL/COM/CON
with
together
COUR/CUR
running
a course
CRE/CRESC/CRET
to grow
CRED
to believe
to trust
CRYP
hidden
CUB/CUMB
to lie down
CULP
blame
DAC/DOC
to teach
DE
away
off
down
completely
reversal
DEM
people
DI/DIA
apart
through
DIC/DICT/DIT
to say
to tell
to use words
DIGN
worth
DIS/DIF
away from
apart
reversal
not
DOG/DOX
opinion
DOL
suffer
pain
DON/DOT/DOW
to give
DUB
doubt
DUC/DUCT
to lead
DUR
hard
DYS
faulty
abnormal
E/EF/EX
out
out of
from
former
completely
EPI
upon
EQU
equal
even
ERR
to wonder
ESCE
becoming
EU
good
well
EXTRA
outside
beyond
FAB/FAM
speak
FAC/FIC/FIG/FAIT/FEIT/FY
to do
to make
FER
to bring
to carry
to bear
FERV
to boil
to bubble
FID
faith
trust
FIN
end
FLAG/FLAM
to burn
FLECT/FLEX
to bend
FLU/FLUX
to flow
FORE
before
FORT
chance
FORT
strength
FRA/FRAC/FRAG/FRING
to break
FUS
to pour
GEN
birth
creation
race
kind
GN/GNO
know
GRAD/GRESS
to step
GRAT
pleasing
HER/HES
to stick
(H)ETERO
different
(H)OM
same
HYPER
over
excessive
HYPO
under
beneath
less than
IDIO
one's own
IM/IN/EM/EN
in
into
IM/IN
not
without
INTER
between
among
JECT
to throw
to throw down
JOIN/JUNCT
to meet
to join
JUR
to swear
LAV/LUT/LUV
to wash
LECT/LEG
to select
to choose
LEV
lift
light
rise
LOC/LOG/LOQU
word
speech
LUC/LUM/LUS
light
LUD/LUS
play
MAG/MAJ/MAX
big
MAL/MALE
bad
ill
evil
wrong
MAN
hand
MIN
small
MIN
to project
to hang over
MIS/MIT
to send
MISC
mixed
MON/MONIT
to remind
to warn
MORPH
shape
MORT
death
MUT
change
NAT/NAS/NAI
to be born
NIC/NOC/NOX
harm
NOM
rule
order
NOM/NYM/NOUN/NOWN
name
NOUNC/NUNC
to announce
NOV/NEO/NOU
new
OB/OC/OF/OP
toward
to
against
over
OMNI
all
PAC/PEAC
peace
PAN
all
everyone
PAR
equal
PARA
next to
beside
PAS/PAT/PATH
feeling
suffering
disease
PAU/PO/POV/PU
few
little
poor
PED
child
education
PED/POD
foot
PEN/PUN
to pay
to compensate
PEND/PUN
to pay
to compensate
PEND/PENS
to hang
to weight
to pay
PER
completely
PERI
around
PET/PIT
to go
to seek
to strive
PHIL
love
PLAC
to please
PLE
to fill
PLEX/PLIC/PLY
to fold
twist
PON/POS/POUND
to put
to place
PORT
to carry
POST
after
PRE
before
PREHEND/PRISE
to take
to get
to seize
PRO
much
for
a lot
PROB
to prove
to test
PUG
to fight
PUNC/PUNG/POIGN
to point
to prick
QUE/QUIS
to seek
QUI
quiet
RID/RIS
to laugh
ROG
to ask
SACR/SANCT/SECR
sacred
SAL/SIL/SAULT/SULT
to leap
to jump
SCI
to know
SCRIBE/SCRIP
to write
SE
apart
SEC/SEQU
to follow
SED/SESS/SID
to sit
to be still
SENS/SENT
to feel
to be aware
SOL
to loosen
to free
SPEC/SPIC/SPIT
to look
to see
STA/STI
to stand
to be in place
SUA
smooth
SUB/SUP
below
SUPER/SUR
above
TAC/TIC
to be silent
TAIN/TEN/TENT/TIN
to hold
TEND/TENS/TENT/TENU
to stretch to thin
THEO
god
TRACT
to drag
to pull
to draw
TRANS
across
US/UT
to use
VEN/VENT
to come or to move toward
VER
truth
VERD
green
VI
life
VID/VIS
to see
VIL
base
mean
VOC/VOK
to call
VOL
to wish
VOR
to eat