What does ad stand for as a prefix?

Mariane Corkery asked a question: What does ad stand for as a prefix?
Asked By: Mariane Corkery
Date created: Sun, Feb 28, 2021 4:38 PM
Date updated: Sat, Oct 29, 2022 11:47 AM


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The English prefix ad- means “to, towards.” Examples using this prefix include admit and adjust. An easy way to remember that the prefix ad- means “towards” is through the word advertise, for when you advertise you try to turn potential buyers “towards” the product you are selling.

ad- a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin, where it meant “toward” and indicated direction, tendency, or addition: adjoin.

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