This post lists prefixes, suffixes, and their meanings. Many scientific and mathematical prefixes have been omitted.
List of Prefixes
Groups of one or more definitions after a prefix that are separated by a semicolon stem from different senses of the prefix. Note, too, that some prefixes share the spelling of distinct words for example, under or have been coined as distinct words themselves by omitting the base word when that word is implied for example, hyper.
Many prefixes have variants that are used depending on context or, often, on the first letter of the base word. A suffix is an addition of one or more letters to the end of a word in order to change its grammatical function.
However, suffix usually refers to a derivational, or lexical suffix, which is attached to a word to change its function, either to another part of speech or to the same part of speech but with a distinct meaning. This post lists many common derivational suffixes, which are categorized according to which part of speech the suffix indicates.
Verb Suffixes -ate: become -en: become -ify or -fy: become or make -ize or -ise: become. Adjective Suffixes -able or -ible: capable of being -al: characterized by, of, relating to -ant: being, performing or prompting -er: more than -esque: in a manner of, resembling -ful: notable for -ic or -ical: having the character or form of -ious or -ous: characterized by -ish: having the quality of -ist: characteristic of, of, relating to -ive: having the nature of -less: without -oid: resembling -y: characterized by.
Adverb Suffixes -er: more than -est: most -ily or -ly: quality, related to -ward or -wards: direction -wise: in relation to.
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List of Suffixes
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