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WORDS THAT USE GE-
What does ge- mean?
Ge- is a combining form used like a prefix meaning “earth.” It is very occasionally used in scientific terms in a variety of fields.
Ge- comes from Greek gê, meaning “earth.” A synonym of gê is khthṓn, which is the source of several words related to the underworld, such as chthonic.
What are variants of ge-?
Ge- is a variant of geo-, which loses its -o- when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels. Want to know more? Read our Words That Use article for geo-.
Examples of ge-
One common word that features the form geo- is geode, “a hollow concretionary or nodular stone often lined with crystals.” Geode comes from Greek geṓdēs, which features the Greek equivalent of the form ge-.
The first portion of the word, ge-, means “earth,” while the suffix -ode here means “like,” from Greek -ōdēs. Geode literally translates to “earthlike.”
What are some words that use the combining form ge-?
What are some other forms that ge- may be commonly confused with?
Not every word that begins with the exact letters ge-, such as gearbox or geoduck, is necessarily using the combining form geo- to denote “earth.” Learn why geoduck is the name of a kind of saltwater clam at our entry for the word.
Break it down!
An anticline is a technical term for a kind of fold in layers of rock. With this in mind, geanticline is a term from what among the following disciplines?
How to use Ge in a sentence
Titan and GE officials did not respond to requests for comment.Exclusive: Did This Manhattan Firm Help Shield a Russian Fund From Sanctions?|Bill Conroy|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
GE claims that retrofitting can “reduce locomotive fuel costs by up to 50 %.”Diesel Trains May Soon Use Natural Gas Instead|The Daily Beast|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A stylized video of their product sponsored by GE garnered thousands of views and likes when Hövdings began selling a year later.Helmet Haute Couture: The Invisible Helmet Revolutionizing Bike Safety|Nina Strochlic|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The list is in fact dominated by tech companies, with IBM, Microsoft, GE, Samsung and Intel all featuring in the top 10.Apple Leaves Coke Flat in Global Top Brand Survey||September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When my ge-generation got too intoxicated with self importance, the punks came along and yelled at us.The Doors Never Sold Out to Crass Commercialism|John Densmore|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Do I hear fifty pesos, cinquante Thaler ge-bid pour this here bully gun?
Ne muge hauen no lif on giu bute ge liuen bi mi fleis bi mi blod.
Haec frumenta legit, si comperit; ordea spernit, T. finde ge, if she find: cleche for finde would restore the alliteration.
An interpolated y sound appears to be indicated by g in digere (dere), GE 3483, tgen (ton), id.
Quat oget nu at for-bode o wold, GE 324, what now was the import of that prohibition; And vndernam him at it agte awold, id.