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See definition of prefixes on Dictionary.com
  • nounan addition
  • nouna designation

synonyms for prefixes

  • adjunct
  • affix
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How to use prefixes in a sentence

In its conjugations, the pronouns are incorporated with the verb, either as prefixes or suffixes.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Great emphasis is laid on prefixes and suffixes, the origin of words, and pronunciation.
'ROUND THE YEAR IN MYTH AND SONGFLORENCE HOLBROOK
For fuller explanation in such cases the student is referred to the list of Prefixes and Suffixes in the Appendix.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
We have already seen that Hebrew prefixes its pronominal elements in certain cases, suffixes them in others.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
It is not always, however, that we can clearly set off the suffixes of a language as a group against its prefixes.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
Of the three types of affixing—the use of prefixes, suffixes, and infixes—suffixing is much the commonest.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
It is worth while to notice what prefixes are used in forming compound verbs, and the modifications of meaning which they produce.
SELECTIONS FROM VIRI ROMAECHARLES FRANOIS L'HOMOND
Tucker here prefixes "All rules and laws will be little more than suggestions for the guidance of juries."
ANARCHISMPAUL ELTZBACHER
The following exercises illustrate how words have been multiplied by Anglo-Saxon prefixes and suffixes.
BUSINESS ENGLISHROSE BUHLIG
The 1st and 2nd prefixes invariably indicate living beings and are Usually restricted to humanity.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 3VARIOUS
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