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What is the prefix of the word active?
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Regarding this, what is the suffix of the word active?
-ive. a suffix of adjectives (and nouns of adjectival origin) expressing tendency, disposition, function, connection, etc.: active; corrective; destructive; detective; passive; sportive.
One may also ask, what is the prefix of perfect? per- a prefix meaning “through,” “thoroughly,” “utterly,” “very”: pervert; pervade; perfect.
Also question is, what does tive mean?
Suffix -tive. adaptive - this meaning is that it can adapt.
What word has the same suffix as lived?
Since the f of life changes to v with the addition of this suffix, as when leaf becomes leaved, this lived is identical in spelling with the preterit and past participle lived, and conflation of the two has led to the increasingly frequent pronunciation of this lived as [livd] in such combinations as long-lived and