Prefix Review

dis  = not or opposite; EXAMPLES: dishonor, disrespect, disgust

re = again or back; EXAMPLES: redo, reread, redistribute

un = not or opposite; EXAMPLES: unable, unimportant, unlock

pre = before; EXAMPLES: prefix, pretest, pregame

post = after; EXAMPLES: postwar, postgame, post-test

in = not; EXAMPLES: incorrect, indefensible, incapable

im = not; EXAMPLES: immature, impossible, imbalanced

il = not; EXAMPLES: illegal, illegible, illiterate

ir = not; EXAMPLES: irregular, irresistible, irrational

mis  = wrong; EXAMPLES: mistake, misunderstand, misbehave

non = not; EXAMPLES: nonexistent, nonprofessional, nonresistant

anti = against; EXAMPLES: antislavery, anticrime, anti-bullying

sub = under; EXAMPLES: submarine, substitute, subcommittee

ex or e = out from; EXAMPLES: excitement, exhale, export

co or com = together, with; EXAMPLES: cooperate, committee, coworker

fore = before; EXAMPLES: foreshadow, forefather, forecast

inter = between; EXAMPLES: international, interstate, interception

de = down  or away from; EXAMPLES: detach, declaw, deconstruct

mid = in the middle; EXAMPLES: midway, midnight, midday

contra = against; EXAMPLES: contrast, contradict, contrary

pro = forward; EXAMPLES: proceed, prohibit, provide

semi = half; EXAMPLES: semisweet, semicircle, semicolon

ab = away from; EXAMPLES: absent, abnormal, absorb

ad = toward; EXAMPLES: addiction, advertise