16 Examples of Prefixes in English

16 Examples of Prefixes

Prefixes, consisting of syllables or syllables added to the beginning of a word or the root of a word, to change the meaning of another word, enable English-speaking people to create new words and make these newly created words easy to understand. Learning these prefixes, which make English quite colorful and somewhat complex, helps you learn new words. For this reason, you should learn these prefixes and the meanings they add to the sentence.

un-oppositeuncover, unlock, unsafe, unemployment
trans-across; move betweentransatlantic, transcend, transfer, transact, transport
super-abovesupersonic, superstar, supernatural, superstore
sub-undersubmarine, subtext, substandard, substitute, subversive
semi-halfsemicircle, semiprecious, semicolon, semifinal
re-again; backrewrite, reread, return
pre-beforepreview, pretest, prevent, preplan
over-too muchoverload, overdo, overact, overboard, overdose
non-notnonsense, nonverbal, nonstick, nonspecific
mis-wronglymisjudge, misinterpret, misguided, mismatch, misplace
mid-middlemidterm, Midwest, midstream, midway, midnight
inter-between, amonginterstate, international, intermission, intermingle, interface
in- , im-, ir-into; notinvade, implant, imperfect, immoral, inedible, incapable, irregular, irresponsible, irritate
fore-beforeforeshadow, foresight, foreseeable, forecast, foreground