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EUGENE M. MCCARTHY, PHD

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Tip 1: You can also use the box above to search for suffixes with a particular meaning (e.g., enter big and get the answer -megaly). In other words, it also works as a reverse dictionary.

Tip 2: If you don't get a result, try using a query that's a synonym (e.g., instead of carry, try searching with the word bear).

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Suffixes starting with
 a | b-c | d | e | f-g | h-j 
 k-m | n-o | p | r-s | t-z 
Quick Reference:
Some common
suffixes:
Meanings of some
common suffixes:
Suffix for affected by >>
Suffix for ape >>
Suffix for attachment >>
Suffix for attraction >>
Suffix for bacterium >>
Suffix for cell >>
Suffix for cutting >>
Suffix for condition >>
Suffix for disease >>
Suffix for enzyme >>
Suffix for human >>
Suffix for killer >>
Suffix for knowledge >>
Suffix for pain >>
Suffix for leaf >>
Suffix for plant >>
Suffix for tree >>
Suffix for woman >>
ac >>
agog >>
anthropus >>
asthenia >>
bacter >>
cardia >>
cide >>
clast >>
coel >>
cule >>
cyst >>
cyte >>
dendron >>
derm >>
dont >>
duct >>
dynia >>
facient >>
form >>
iasis >>
philia >>
phobia >>
pedic >>
phyll >>
ptile >>
pathy >>
rhiza >>
graph >>
sclerosis >>
graph >>
sis >>
some >>
stat >>
tactic >>
therm >>
topic >>
Two possible uses of this search engine:

  1. Reverse dictionary. Enter meanings to find the corresponding suffixes (e.g., searching with the word arm will locate the suffixes -humeral and -brachial).

  2. Finding meanings. Enter a in the box and click the Search button. The finder will then search through the list of suffixes on this site and return any matches (this search requires correct spelling; suffixes can also be looked up alphabetically).

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Tip: If you don't get a result, try using a query that's a synonym (e.g., instead of carry, try searching with the word bear).


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