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  1. ob-(Prefix)

    Against; facing; a combining prefix found in verbs of Latin origin.

  2. ob-(Prefix)

    Of a reversed shape.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ob-

    a prefix signifying to, toward, before, against, reversely, etc.; also, as a simple intensive; as in oblige, to bind to; obstacle, something standing before; object, lit., to throw against; obovate, reversely, ovate. Ob- is commonly assimilated before c, f, g, and p, to oc-, of-, og-, and op-

  2. Origin: [L. ob, prep. Cf. Epi-.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ob- in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ob- in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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