"ab-" Definition


  1. A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies from, away , separating, or departure, as in abduct, abstract, abscond. See A-(6).

Dictionary Stats for "ab-"

Position in dictionary: 178 of 111710 words.
Word Types: ,
Words that start with ab-: 1
Words that end with ab-: 1
Words that contain ab-: 4
Next words in dictionary: abaca, abaci, abacinate, abacination, abaciscus
Previous words in dictionary: ab, aaronical, aaronic, aaron's rod, aard-wolf

Definition of ab-

See all english dictionary definitions, the word type, and other useful information for the word "ab-". The definition of the word "ab-" is pulled from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. The meaning of this word, and other stats related to "ab-", including the position in the dictionary, the number of words that contain, start and end with, and stats related to this word are also extracted from this dictionary version.