What does the root -ject mean?


What does the root '-ject' mean?

Common Latin Roots

The Latin root '-ject' can be found in many words you probably use every day. What do words with '-ject' have in common?

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The root '-ject' means 'to throw'. You can see this root in the word 'projector', which is a device that 'throws' light or an image onto a surface....

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Chapter 2 / Lesson 6

Root words can be described as anchor words to which prefixes and suffixes may be attached and sometimes alter their meaning. Discover how prefixes and suffixes modify the meaning of root words, how to identify root words, and how to use root words to find a word's meaning.

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