List of Word Roots - 23

List of Word Roots
Word root/ prefix Root Meaning Words based on the Root
Tel/e/o far, distant, complete Telephone - A device to talk to a distant person
Telescope - A device to view distant objects
Television - A device to receive pictures from afar
Telecommuting - Working remotely, bridging the distance via virtual devices.
Temp/or time Contemporary- Existing at the same time
Temporal - Relating to time
Temporary - Lasting for a limited time.
Terr/a/i land, earth Extraterrestrial - Existing outside the earth
Terrain - Ground or land
Territory - An area of land.
The/o god Monotheism - Belief in one god
Polytheism - Worshiping more than one god
Theology - The study of religion, god, etc.
Therm/o heat Thermal - Relating to heat
Thermos - An insulated jar that keeps heat in
Thermostat - A device that controls heat.
The above given highlights how you can learn multiple words from the same root. Effectively, you can build groups on the basis of word roots and use these to learn multiple words at the same time.
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