Prefixes

A prefix is a group of letters added before a word to change its meaning. For example, "relevant" means something significant or important. When "ir" is added as a prefix, the word becomes ir + relevant = irrelevant, which means insignificant or not important.

Prefixes

  • inter
  • ir
  • un
  • co
  • mis
  • anti
  • hyper
  • dis

Examples: irregular, dishonestly, unacceptable, hypertension, unavailable, irreversible, unanswerable, interschool, disinterest, cocurricular