Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A prefix from Latin de down, from, away; as in debark, decline, decease, deduct, decamp. In words from the French it is equivalent to Latin dis- apart, away; or sometimes to de. Cf. dis-. It is negative and opposite in derange, deform, destroy, etc. It is intensive in deprave, despoil, declare, desolate, etc.

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  • prefix Meaning reversal, undoing or removing.
  • prefix Intensifying.
  • prefix Meaning from, off.

Etymologies

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From the Latin preposition  ("of, from"), which is often attached directly to the beginnings of other Latin words.

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