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a

not

aseptic, asymmetrical

 

mid

half

midway, middle

ab

away from

abnormal, absent

 

mini

 very small

miniskirt

anti

against

antibiotic, antifreeze

 

mis

wrong

misspell, misunderstand

auto

self, alone

automatic, automobile

 

mono

one, single

monotheistic, monologue

bene

good

beneficial, benefit

 

multi

many

multinational

bi

two, double

bicycle, bicentennial

 

non

not

nonconformist, nonentity

bio

life

biology, biosphere

 

over

too much

overrun

cent

hundred

century, centurion

 

pan

all

pan-American

centi

hundredth

centimeter

 

para

beside, guard

parallel, parachute

circum

around

circumference

 

penta

five

pentagon

co

with, together

cooperate

 

per

throughout

perfect, pervade

com

with

compassion, combine

 

poly

many

polygon

con

with

connect

 

port

carry

portage

contra

against

contradict

 

post

after

postpone, postgraduate

deci

tenth

decimeter

 

pre

before

prepare, predict

deca

ten

decagon

 

pro

forward, supporting

progress, propel, profess

dia

through

diagonal, diameter

 

quad

four

quadrilateral

dis

apart

dislocate, dismantle

 

re

again, back

reconsider

eco

earth

ecology, ecosystem

 

semi

half, partly   

semidetached semiprivate

equi

equal

equilateral, equilibrium

 

sub

below, under

submarine, submerge

ex

former

ex-wife, ex-president

 

super

above

superman, supernatural

hemi

half

hemisphere

 

tele

far

telephone, television

hyper

above, over

hyperactive

 

trans

across, over

transport, transplant

il/im

not

incorrect, irresistible

 

tri

three

triangle, tricycle

in/ir

not

incorrect, irresistible

 

ultra

beyond

ultrasound, ultra light

inter

between, among

interstate, international

 

un

not, uncertain

uneducated, unbearable

magni

great, large

magnify, magnificent

 

under

below

underused

mega

great

mega city, megaphone

 

uni

one

universal, unicycle

micro

small

microscope