How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"pre" is from "prae" (before) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 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 "before" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The English language, like all languages, traces its ultimate ancestry to a time predating the written word.|