What does the prefix ad- mean?

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What does the prefix ad- mean?

Meanings of Common Prefixes

A prefix is a word part that is attached to the beginning of a root or base word to change its meaning. For example, the prefix 're-' often means 'again.' When it's attached to the word 'join' to make the word 'rejoin,' it means 'to join again.' Knowing some common prefixes can help you figure out the meanings of words that you don't know.

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The prefix 'ad-' means 'to' or 'toward.' For example, 'ad-' is used in the word 'adjunct.' An 'adjunct' is something or someone who is 'added on to'...

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