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  1. ad-(Prefix)

    near, at.


  2. ad-(Prefix)

    toward, to, tendency, or addition.


  3. Origin: from the Latin prefix ad-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ad-

    as a prefix ad- assumes the forms ac-, af-, ag-, al-, an-, ap-, ar-, as-, at-, assimilating the d with the first letter of the word to which ad- is prefixed. It remains unchanged before vowels, and before d, h, j, m, v. Examples: adduce, adhere, adjacent, admit, advent, accord, affect, aggregate, allude, annex, appear, etc. It becomes ac- before qu, as in acquiesce

  2. Origin: [A Latin preposition, signifying to. See At.]

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