Greek and Latin Root Words

By: Vathsana Grossman

SUB-

Meaning: under, below

Example: SUBMIT, SUBVERSION, SUBLIMINAL

Sentence Example: I have to submit this essay today or it will be late.


Is a prefix

DE-

Meaning: away, off, reversal, undoing, downward completely

Example: DESTINATION, DEDICATION, DESTRUCTIVE

Sentence Example: To reach my destination, I needed to use my GPS.


Is a prefix

CHRON

Meaning: Time

Examples: SYNCHRONIZE, CHRONICAL, CHRONOLOGY

Sentence Example: Time for my synchronized swim meet!