prefix

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  • Info A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word. more...
  • The other prefixes are assigned for special event operation for a time-limited period.
  • The prefixes used are typically different from those used in the normal run.
  • In some cases, an urban county may have more than one prefix.
  • Many plant names have animal prefixes, these indeed forming a very extensive list. Cited from The Folk-lore of Plants, by T. F. Thiselton-Dyer
  • These tables list both current and historical prefixes known to have been used.
  • Other words used with the "play-" prefix are play-function and play-form.
  • The prefix is used to show work or something action to be.
  • All three schools share the same prefix in their names, and are located in the same main campus.
  • Each major city had one or more local exchange prefixes.
  • In addition verbs often take meaning of more perfect action when a prefix added.
  • Each centre was allocated up to ten route numbers prefixed by a single letter.
  • In science and engineering, such properties are often prefixed with the term specific.
  • The following list contains words with the most common prefixes. Cited from The Beacon Second Reader, by James H. Fassett
  • The co-existence of these two prefixes is due to historical differences.
  • Special prefixes are often issued for stations operating at significant events.
  • The page numbers prefixed by C are currently being used as a standard text reference.
  • Institutions in Australia could also no longer apply to have a royal prefix to their names.
  • When the meaning of the name was no longer understood, it lost its prefix "o-".
  • New locomotives were prefixed by the letter of the works where they were built.
  • Other words are formed by prefixing the English word post, a letter- carrier. Cited from McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book, by W. H. McGuffey
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Synonyms of prefix

Meaning of prefix

  • noun An affix that is added in front of the word
  • verb Attach a prefix to
    prefixed words