Category: Prefixes

Prefixes

A prefix is placed at the beginning of a word to modify or change its meaning. Here are 7 common prefixes in English, together with their basic meaning and some examples. counter-meaning: opposition, opposite directionexample: counter-attack, counteract extra-meaning: outside, beyondexample: extracurricular, extramarital hemi-meaning: halfexample: hemisphere inter-meaning: between, amongexample: interact, interchange non-meaning: absence, negationexample: non-smoker, non-alcoholic …