Word Parts
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THERMO

Meaning:

Heat or temperature
Examples –
Thermostat
Thermal
Thermometer
METER/ METRI

Meaning:

measure
Examples –
Speedometer
Odometer
thermometer
IST

Meaning:

One who
Examples –
Artist
Cartoonist
PED

Meaning:

Foot
Examples –
 Pedestrian
 pedal
BI

Meaning:

Two
Examples –
 Biped
 Bicycle
IAN

Meaning:

The one who
Examples –
 Librarian
 Optician
QUADRU

Meaning:

Four
Examples –
 Quadruped
 Quadruplets
CYCLE

Meaning:

Wheel or circle
Examples –
 Unicycle
 Tricycle
LINGUA

Meaning:

Language
Examples –
 Bilingual
 linguist
TRI

Meaning:

Three
Examples –
 Triplets
 Triple
 trio
POD

Meaning:

Feet
Examples –
 Tripod
 Podium
LATER

Meaning:

Side
Examples –
 Bilateral
 quadrilateral
CURA

Meaning:

Care
Examples –
 Manicure
 Pedicure
 Cure
MANU

Meaning:

Hand
Examples –
 Manicure
 Manuscript
 Manual
CENT

Meaning:

One hundred
Examples –
 Century
 Cent
 Percent
MILL

Meaning:

One thousand
Examples –
 Million
 Millimeter
SEMI

Meaning:

Half
Examples –
 Semicircle
 Semisweet
ANN

Meaning:

Year
Examples –
 Annual
 Anniversary
ENN

Meaning:

Year
Examples –
 Centennial
 Millennium
SECT

Meaning –

To cut
Examples –
Dissect
Section
DIS

Meaning –

Away or apart
Examples –
 Disconnect
 Disrupt
EX

Meaning 
Out
Examples –
 Exhale
 Exit
 Exclude
IN

Meaning 
In, into
Examples –
 Inhale
 Include
 Indent
SPECT

Meaning 
To look
Examples –
 Inspect
 Spectator
 Spectacles
JECT

Meaning 
To throw
Examples –
 Inject
 Eject
 Reject
INTER

Meaning 
Between
Examples –
 International
 Interstate
 Intersect
RE

Meaning 
Back
Examples –
 Reject
 Recall
 Reflect
PRE

Meaning 
Before
Examples –
 Precede
 Predict
 Prepare
CLUDE

Meaning 
To shut
Examples –
 Include
 Exclude
FER

Meaning 
To carry
Examples –
 Transfer
 Infer
 Ferry
SUB

Meaning Under
 Below

Examples –
 Submarine
 Subway
 Submerge
UNI

Meaning –

One
Examples Unicycle
Unilateral
Unicorn
DICT

Meaning –

To say
Examples –
 Predict
 Dictate
 dictionary
ER

Meaning –
The one who
 That which
 More
Examples –
Teacher, worker, intruder
Computer, toaster, rocker
Sweeter, smaller, louder

PRO

Meaning –

Forward or forth
Examples –
 Proceed
 Propel
 Propose
OR

Meaning –
The one who
 That which

Examples –
 Curator, instructor, dictator
 Elevator, projector, calculator
CEDE, CEED

Meaning –

To go
Examples –
 Precede
 Recede
 Proceed
 Exceed
PEL

Meaning –

To push or drive
Examples –
 Repel
 Propel
 Expel
CON-, COM
Meaning –

With or together
Examples –
 Concede
 Compose
 Conduct
DUCT

Meaning –

To lead
Examples –
 Conductor
 Induct
 Introduction
TELE

Meaning –

Distant
Examples –
 Television
 Telescope
 Telephone
VID, VIS

Meaning –

To see
Examples –
 Vision
 Videotape
 Supervise
 Visit
POS, POSE

Meaning –

To put
Examples –
 Compose
 Position
 Expose
PHONE

Meaning –

Sound
Examples –
 Megaphone
 Microphone
SCOPE

Meaning –

To look at
Examples –
 Telescope
 Microscope
TRUDE

Meaning –

To thrust
Examples –
 Intrude
 Protrude
 Intruder
PERI

Meaning –

Around
Examples –
 Perimeter
 Periscope
SON

Meaning –

Sound
Examples –
 Sonic
 Consonant
 Supersonic
VERT, VERS

Meaning –

To turn
Examples –
 Reverse
 Invert
 Vertebrae
MISS, MIT

Meaning –

To send
Examples –
 Dismiss
 Remit
 Transmit
 Missile
LECT

Meaning –

To choose
Examples –
 Select
 Elect
 collect
AQUA

Meaning –

Water
Examples –
 Aqueduct
 Aquarium
SUPER

Meaning –

Above or over
Examples –
 Supervisor
 Superior
 supersede
SED

Meaning –

To settle or sit
Examples –
 Sediment
 Sedative
 Supersede
TRANS

Meaning –

Across
Examples –
 Transmit
 Transfer
 Transatlantic
EQUI

Meaning –
Equal
 Even

Examples –
 Equilateral
 Equidistant
FID

Meaning –

Faith
Examples –
 Confide
 Confident
FIN

Meaning –

End
Examples –
 Final
 Finish
STRUCT

Meaning –

To build
Examples –
 Construct
 Instructor
 Structure
DUO

Meaning –

Two
Examples –
Duet
Duo
duplicate
FAC, FACT

Meaning –

To make
Examples –
 Factory
 Manufacture
 Factual
MIN

Meaning –

Small
Examples –
 Minority
 Minus
 Miniature
MULTI

Meaning –

Many
Examples –
 Multicolored
 Multimillionaire
CIRCUM, CIRCU

Meaning –

Around
Examples –
 Circular
 Circumstances
SCRIB, SCRIPT

Meaning –

To write
Examples –
 Scribble
 Manuscript
 Script
MICRO

Meaning –

Small
Examples –
 Microphone
 Microscope
RUPT

Meaning –

To break
Examples –
 Interrupt
 Disrupt
 Erupt
AUTO

Meaning –

Self
Examples –
 Autobiography
 automobile
GRAPH

Meaning –

To write
Examples –
Biography
Autograph
PORT

Meaning –

To carry
Examples –
 Transport
 Export
 Import
AUDI

Meaning –

To hear
Examples –
 Audience
 Audition
 Auditorium
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