Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Latin Root Words Pt2

Latin Root Words: Bases

ab- to have, hold as customary
ac(u)-, acr-, acet- sharp, bitter
act- to do, drive
ag- to do, drive
al-, alt- to nourish, grow tall
alien- of another
am- to love
anim- mind, feeling, life
ann(u)- year
aqu(a)- water
art- art, skill
aud- to hear
bene- well, good
bi-, bin- two, twice
bon- well, good
cad- to fall, befall
cant- to sing
cap-, capt- to take, seize
capit- head
carn- flesh
cas- to fall, befall
ced- to go, yield
ceiv- to take, seize
cent- hundred
cept- to sing
cern-, cert- to separate, distinguish
cess- to go, yield
chant- to sing
cid- to fall, befall
cid- to kill, cut
cip- to take, seize
cipit- head
cis- to kill, cut
claim- to cry out
clam- to cry out
clos- to shut
clud-, clus- to shut
cog- to think, reflect, consider
cord- heart
cor(s)- to run, go
corpor-, corp(us)- body
cours- to run, go
cre- to grow
cred- to believe, trust
cresc-, cret- to grow
cret- to separate, distinguish
cruc- cross
cub- to lie down
cumb- to lie down
cur- cure, care
cur(r)-, curs- to run, go
de- god
deci(m)- tenth
dic-, dict- to say
div- god
doc-, doct- to teach
dom(in)- house, master
du- two
duc-, duct- to lead
dur- hard, to last
enni- year
equ- equal, even
err- to wander
fa(b)- to speak
fac-, fact- to do, make
fail- to deceive
fall-, fals- to deceive
fam-, fat- to speak
fault- to deceive
feas-, feat-, fect- to do, make
feder- treaty, league
fer- to bear, carry
ferv- to boil, bubble
fess- to speak
fic- to do, make
fid- faith
fidel- faithful
fin- end, limit
firm- firm, strong
flag(r)-, flam(m)- to burn; flame
flat- to blow
flect-, flex- to bend
flor- flower
flu-, flux-, fluv-, fluor(o)- to flow
foli-, foil- leaf
fort- strong
found- to pour, melt
frang-, fring-, fract- to break
fund-, fus- to pour, melt
gen- to give birth to, produce
gen-, gener- race, kind, origin
ger-, gest- to carry, produce
gno- to know
grad- to step, go
gran- great
grand- pleasing, grateful
grat- heavy
grav- flock, herd
greg- flock, herd
gress- to step, go
griev- heavy
hab- to have, hold as customary
her-, hes- to stick
hib- to have, hold as customary
i- to go
ig- to do, drive
iqu- equal, even
it- to go
jac-, ject- to throw
join-, joint- a yoke, to join
journ- day
judic- judgment
jug-, junct- a yoke, to join
jur-, just- right, law
jur-, just- to take an oath, form an opinion
lat- to bear, carry
later- side
lect- to choose, pick out, read
leg- to choose, pick out, read
lev- light (in weight), to lift
lig- to choose, pick out, read
lign- line
line- line
loc- place
locut- to speak
loqu- to speak
luc- to shine; light
lud- to play, mock
lumin- to shine; light
lus- to play, mock
magn- great
mal(e)- bad
man(u)- hand
matr-, matern- mother
medi- middle
migr- to move from one place to another
mill- thousand
minor-, minus-, minut- small, smaller
misc- to mix
mis(s)- to send, let go
mit(t)- to send, let go
mixt- to mix
mod- measure
mon- to warn, advise
mort- death
mot- to move
mov- to move
mult- many
mut- to change
nasc-, nat- to be born
nec- to harm, kill
neg- to deny
nic- to harm, kill
nihil- nothing
no- to know
noc- to harm, kill
nomen-, nomin- name, noun
not- to know
nounc- to announce
nov- new
nox- to harm, kill
nul(l)- nothing
nunci- to announce
oct- eight
octav- eighth
omn- all
optim- best
or- to speak formally, plead
ord(in)- to put in order, arrange
ound- wave
par- to ready, bring forth, provide
part- part
pass- to endure, suffer
pati- to endure, suffer
patr-, patern- father
patri- fatherland, country
patron- protector
ped- foot
pel(l)- to drive, push
pend-, pens- to hang, weigh, pay
pet- to seek, assail
ple-, plet-, plen- to fill; full
plex-, plic-, ply- to fold, tangle, interweave
pon- to place, put
port- to carry
pose-, posit- to place, put
poss, pot- to be able, have power
pound- to place, put
prec- to request, beg; prayer
press- to press
prim- first
prob- good, to test
propri- one's own, fitting
prov- good, to test
pug(n)- to fight; fist
puls- to drive, push
punct- to prick; point
pung- to prick; point
purg- to clean
put- to prune, reckon, think
quadr(u)- four
quart- fourth
quest- to ask, seek
quint- fifth
quir-, quisit- to ask, seek
radic- root
rap-, rapt- to seize
rect-, reg- right, straight; to rule, straighten
rept- to seize
rig- right, straight; to rule, straighten
rog- to ask
sacr- sacred
sal-, salt- to leap
sanct- holy
sat(is)- enough
sci- to know
scrib-, script- to write
sec- to cut
secr- sacred
sect- to cut
secut- to follow
sed- to sit, settle
seg- to cut
semi- half, partly
sen- old
sens- to feel, think
sent- to feel, think
sept(em)- seven
sequ- to follow
true- to serve, save
sess- to sit, settle
sext- six, sixth
sid- to sit, settle
sil- to leap
simil-, simul- like, similar
sist- to stand
sol- alone
solut- to free, loosen
solv- to free, loosen
son- sound
spec-, spic-, spect- to look
spir- to breathe
st(a)-, stit- to stand
strain-, strict-, string- to draw tight
stru-, struct- to build
sult- to leap
tact- to touch
tain- to hold
tang- to touch
temper-, tempor- time, due season, to set bounds
ten- to hold
tend-, tens- to stretch, strive
tent- to hold
tent- to stretch, strive
tenu- stretched, thin
termin- boundary, end
terr- land, earth
tin- to hold
ting- to touch
tort- to twist
tri- three
tract- to drag, draw
trud-, trus- to push, thrust
turb- to disturb
un- one's own, fitting
und- wave
vail- to be strong, be worthy
val- to be strong, be worthy
ven-, vent-, venu- to come
ver- true
verb- word, verb
vers- to turn
vert- to turn
vest- garment
vi(a)- way, road
vid-, view- to see
vinc-, vict- to conquer
vis- to see
viv- to live
voc-, vok- voice, to call
volut- to roll
volv- to roll
vulg- common, ordinary
Created by: Carpe Diem