How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"para" ("beside, beyond") spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "beside" or "beyond" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|In an emergency, paramedics typically are dispatched to the scene.|
|The ethical writer takes great care to insure that any paraphrased text is sufficiently modified so as to be judged as new writing.|