Meaning of prefix
Pronunciation: (n.prē'fiksv.prē'fiks, prē&sylpfiks'), [key]
- an affix placed before a base or another prefix, as un- in unkind, un- and re- in unrewarding.
- something prefixed, as a title before a person's name.
- to fix or put before or in front: to prefix an impressive title to one's name.
- to add as a prefix.
- to fix, settle, or appoint beforehand.
- prefix (Thesaurus)