Word Study
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
: A A- A. Aa Ab Ac Ad Ae Af Ag Ah Ai Aj Ak Al Am An Ao Ap Aq Ar As At Au Av Aw Ax Ay Az
ad libitum | ad nauseam | ad val | ad valorem | ad valorem tax | ad- | ad-lib | ada | ada-scid | adact | adactyl



ad-,  [A Latin preposition, signifying to. See At.].
     As a prefix ad- assumes the forms ac-, af-, ag-, al-, an-, ap-, ar-, as-, at-, assimilating the d with the first letter of the word to which ad- is prefixed. It remains unchanged before vowels, and before d, h, j, m, v. Examples: adduce, adhere, adjacent, admit, advent, accord, affect, aggregate, allude, annex, appear, etc. It becomes ac- before qu, as in acquiesce.  [1913 Webster]


ad-, prefix (also a- before sc, sp, st, ac- before c, k, q, af- before f, ag- before g, al- before l, an- before n, ap- before p, ar- before r, as- before s, at- before t)
1 with the sense of motion or direction to, reduction or change into, addition, adherence, increase, or intensification.
2 formed by assimilation of other prefixes (accurse; admiral; advance; affray).

(sense 1) (through OF a-) f. L ad to: (sense 2) a- repr. various prefixes other than ad-

For further exploring for "ad-" in Webster Dictionary Online

TIP #06: On Bible View and Passage View, drag the yellow bar to adjust your screen. [ALL]
created in 0.27 seconds
powered by bible.org