Prefixes! Learn useful list of common prefixes in English with definition and examples. Learn prefix list,examples of prefixes,prefix and suffix dictionaryPrefixes - English Grammar Today - a reference to written and spoken English grammar and usage - Cambridge Dictionary
What is prefix?? What does in prefix mean?

A prefix is a word or syllable which is placed in front of a word to change its meaning & to form a new word.

What are the common prefixes?

Example of some prefixes:
in, un, mis, im, extra, anti, counter, il, dis, ir. Ex, Post.Pre, Semi,Inter.

International = Inter + national.

Semi circle = Semi + Circle

Postwar = Post + war

Misunderstand = Mis + Understand

Impossible = Im + Possible

Inability = Ability + Inability

Disagree = Agree + Disagree

What is suffix ??

The suffix is a word or syllable which is placed at the end of the word to form a new antonym word or anything.

SOME EXAMPLE OF SUFFIXES:
 less, ship, ness,hood, ic,ical,al, en,ity,ist,ish,er,en,al, dom,ty,ful etc.

kindness = Kind + Ness

Hardship = Hard + ship

Heroic = Hero + ic

Childhood = Child + hood

Historical = History + ical

Darken = Dark + en

Beautiful = Beauty + Ful

Cultural = Culture + al

 ➤ NEW WORD BY USING PREFIX" UN"
1. Able - Unable

2.Fit- Misfit

3.Disturbed- Undisturbed

4.Conscious- Unconscious

5.Fortunate - Unfortunate

6.Armed - Unarmed

7.Social - Unsocial

8.Wise - Unwise

9.Pleasant - Unpleasant

10.Kind - Unkind

11Popular - Unpopular

12.Comfortable - Uncomfortable

13.Balance-Unbalance

14.Common - Uncommon

15.Clean - Unclean

16.Conditional - Unconditional

17.Conscious - Unconscious

18.Cultured - Uncultured

19.Easy - Uneasy

20.educated - Uneducated

21.Expected - Unexpected

22.Happy - Unhappy

23.Known - Unknown

24.Fair - Unfair

25.Load - Unload

26. LUCKY - Unlucky

27.Lock - Unlock

28.Married - Unmarried

29.Official - Unofficial

30.Rest - Unrest

31.Seen - Unseen

32. Scientific - Unscientific

33.Stable - Unstable

34.Tidy - Undity

35.Used - Unused

36.Wise - Unwise

37.Willing - Unwilling
 ➤  ANTONYM BY ADDING PREFIX " NON"

1.Sense - Nonsense

2. Stop - Nonstop

3.Violence - Nonviolence

4.Violent - Non violent

5. Collegiate - Non-Collegiate

6.Aggression - Non Aggression

7.co operation - Non co operation

8. Exist - non exist

9.Vegetarian - Nonvehetarian

➤  ANTONYM BY ADDING PREFIX" DIS"

1.Agree - Disagree

2. Please - Displease

3.Honour - Dishonour

4. Allow - Disallow

5. Like - Dislike

6. Obey - Disobey

7.Appear - Disappear

8.Honest - Dishonest

9.Order-Disorder

10.Qualification - Disqualification

11.Similar - Dissimilar

12.Connect - Disconnect

● Antonym by adding prefix " Extra"

1.Ordinary - Extraordinary

2.Judicial - Extrajudicial

➤ ANTONYM BY ADDING PREFIX " MIS"

1.Conduct - Misconduct

2.Use - Misuse

3.Lead - Mislead

4.Understand - Misunderstand

5.Guide - Misguide

6.Fortune - Misfortune

7.Print - Misprint

● ANTONYM BY ADDING PREFIX " ANTI"
1.Dote - Antidote

2.Social - Antisocial

3.Septic - Antiseptic

4.Sympathy - anti sympathy

5.Aircraft - Antiaircraft

6.Clockwise - Anticlockwise

● Antonym by adding prefix " Counter"

1. Attack - Counterattack

2.Revolution - Counterrevolution

● ANTONYM BY ADDING PREFIX " DE"

1.Control - Decontrol

2.Merit - Demerit

3.Centralize - Decentralise

4.Frost - Defrost

● ANTONYM BY ADDING PREFIX "IL".

1.Legal - Illegal

2.Logical - Illogical

3.Liberal - Illiberal

4.Literate - Illiterate

5.Legible - Illegible

Literate - Illiterate

● Antonym by adding prefix " IM"

1.Balance - Imbalance

2.Possible - Impossible

3.Patient - impatient

4.Moral - Immoral

5.Partial - Impartial

6.Personal - Impersonal

7.Pure - Impure

8.Mature - Immature

9. Modest - Immodest
● Antonym by adding prefix" In".
1.Ability - Inability

2.Animate - Inanimate

3.Justice - Injustice

4.Audible - Inaudible

5.Capable - Incapable

6.Attentive - Inattentive

7.Active  - Inactive

8.Accurate - Inaccurate

9.Credible - Incredible

10.Valid - Invalid

11.complete - Incomplete

13.Direct - Indirect

14.Sufficient - Insufficient

15.Visible - Invisible

16.Discipline - Indiscipline

● Antonym by adding prefix " Ir"

1.Regular - Irregular

3.Relevant - Irrelevant

4.Rational - Irrational

5.Responsible - Irresponsible

●Antonym by adding Prefix " ab"

1.Normal - Abnormal

2.Use - Abuse

● Antonym by adding Suffix ""less".

1.Hopeful - Hopeless

2.Useful - Useless

● Antonym by adding prefix " a"

1.Moral - Immoral

2.Political - Apolitical

3.Symmetry - Asymmetry

● Antonym by adding prefix "Mal"

1.Nutritution - Malnutritution

2.Practice - Malpractice

3.Function - Malfunction

 ● Antonym by adding  Suffix " Less"

1.Help - Helpless

2.Child - Childless

3.Sense - Nonsense

4.Hope - Hopeless

5.Use - Useless

6.Aim - Aimless

7.Fear - Fearless

8.Home - Homeless

9. Taste - Tasteless

10.Tire - Tireless

● New word by adding suffix " er"

1.Drive - Driver

2.Receive - Receiver

3. Make - Maker

4.Travel  - Traveller

5.Speak - Speaker

6. Fast - Faster

7.Slow - Slower

● New word by adding suffix " or "

1. Act - actor

2.Conduct - Conductor

3.Edit - Editor

4.Protect - Protector

● New word by adding suffix" eer"

1.Mountain - Mountaineer.

2.Engine - Engineer.

● New word by adding suffix " ee"

1.Absent - Absentee

2.Address - Addressee

3.Employ - Employ

● New word by adding suffix " ess"
1.Actor - Actress

2.Author - Authoress

3.Host - Hostess

● New word by adding suffix " ist "
1.Drama - Dramatist

2.Social - Socialist

3.Terror - Terrorist

4.Science - Scientist

● New word by adding suffix " ing "

1.Drive - Driving

2.Build - Building

3.Play - Playing

● New word by adding suffix "Ness "

1.Happy - Happiness

2.Good - Goodness

3.Sweet - Sweetness

● New word by adding suffix " en "
1.Deaf - Deafen

2.White - White

3.Dark - Darken

4.Strength - Streengten

Bright - Brighten

 MAKING SOME WORDS BY ADDING BOTH PREFIX & SUFFIX.

1.INCLUSIVE

2.ABSURDITY

3.UNFORTUNATELY

4.DISTURBANCES

5.UNHAPPINESS

6.INADVISABLE
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