ASVAB

ab-
Meaning: away from
Word def: Abnormal (not normal)
ad-
Meaning: to, toward
Word def: adjoin (join to)
a- an-
Meaning:not, without
Word def:apathy (without feeling)
anti-
Meaning: against
Word def: antiviolence (against violence)
ambi-
meaning: both
Word def: ambidextrous (able both hands)
bene-
meaning: good
word def: benign (good or harmless)
circum-
meaning: around
word def: circumvent (go around)
con-
meaning: with, together
word def:connect (come together)
contra-
Meaning: against
Word def: contradict (speak against)
com-
Meaning: with, together
Word def: communion (coming together)
de-
Meaning: down away
Word def: descend (move down)
dis-
Meaning: apart, not
Word def: discontent (not content)
e-
Meaning: out of, from
Word def: eject (throw out)
ex-
Meaning: out of, from
Word def: exclude (leave out)
hyper-
Meaning: over
Word def: hyperactive (overactive)
hypo-
Meaning: under
Word def: hypodermic (below the skin)
inter-
Meaning: between
Word def: interconnected (connected between)
il-
Meaning:not
Word def: illegal (not legal)
im-
Meaning: not
Word def: impossible (not possible)
im-
Meaning: into
Word def: imbibe (drink in)
in-
Meaning: not
Word def: indiscreet (not discreet)
in-
Meaning: into
Word def: ingest (take into the body or mouth)
ir-
Meaning: not
Word def: irrational (not rational)
nal-
Meaning: bad, evil
Word def: malign (speak badly of)
ob-
Meaning: against
Word def: obstruct (build against)
omni-
Meaning: all
Word def: omniscient (knows all)
peri-
Meaning: around
Word def: periscope (something used to view around)
post-
Meaning: after
Word def: postgraduate (after graduation)
pre-
Meaning: before
Word def: precede (go before)
pro-
Meaning: for, forward
Word def: proceed (move forward)
re-
Meaning: again, back
Word def: reconvene
retro-
Meaning: back
Word def: retrogression (a step back)
se-
Meaning: away from
Word def: seduce (lead away)
sub-
Meaning: under
Word def: subhuman (below human)
sur-, super-
Meaning: over, above
Word def: supersonic (above sound))
sym-, syn-
Meaning: together with
Word def: sympathy (feeling with or for)
trans-
Meaning: across
Word def: transatlantic (across the atlantic)
ami-, amic-
Meaning: love
Word def: amicable (friendly)
anthrop
Meaning: human
Word def: anthropology (the study of humanity)
auto
Meaning: self
Word def: autobiography (a biography of one’s self)
aud
Meaning: sound
Word def: audible (able to be heard)
brev-
Meaning: short
Word def: brief (short)
boi-
Meaning: life
Word def: biography (a piece of writing about a life)
cap
Meaning: take, seize
Word def: capture (take)
ced
Meaning: yield, go
Word def: intercede (go between)
corp
Meaning: body
Word def: corporal (having to do with the body)
cred
Meaning: believe
Word def: credible (able to be believed)
culp
Meaning: guilt
Word def: culpable (guilty)
chron
Meaning: time
Word def: synchronize (set to the same time)
crac, crat
Meaning: rule, ruler
Word def: plutocracy (government by the wealth)
dic
Meaning: speak, say
word def: malediction (a curse)
duc, duct
Meaning: lead
Word def: deduct (to take away, lead away)
demo
Meaning: people
Word def: democracy (government by the people)
equ
Meaning: equal
Word def: equdistant (equal, at the same distance)
grad, gress
Meaning: step
Word def: progression (forward movement)
graph
Writing, printing
Word def: autograph (a signature)
ject
Meaning: throw
Word def: inject (put in)
luc
Meaning: light
Word def: elucidate (shed light on something)
log
Meaning: study of
Word def: geology (the study of the earth)
mono
Meaning: one
Word def: monotone (all the same color, one tone)
man
Meaning: hand
Word def: manual (something done with hands)
min
Meaning: small
Word def: Miniscule (very small)
mit, miss
Meaning: send
Word def: emit (send out)
mort
Meaning: death
Word def: mortal (able to be killed)
Mut
Meaning: change
Word def: mutate (change)