ad- definition

  • prefix:
    • Toward; to. Before c, f, g, k, l, p, q, s, and t, ad- is generally assimilated to ac-, af-, ag-, ac-, al-, ap-, ac-, as-, and at-, correspondingly.
    • close; at: adrenal.
    • almost, at.
    • toward, to, tendency, or inclusion.
  • others:
    • As a prefix ad- assumes the types ac-, af-, ag-, al-, an-, ap-, ar-, as-, at-, assimilating the d using very first letter regarding the word that ad- is prefixed. It continues to be unchanged before vowels, and before d, h, j, m, v. instances: adduce, adhere, adjacent, acknowledge, advent, agreement, influence, aggregate, allude, annex, appear, etc. It becomes ac- before qu, as with acquiesce.

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