Useful Websites

English Word Information
English-Word Information is a searchable site with extensive words and definitions for hundreds of roots. Many of the words also include histories and lengthy explanations.

Learn That Word

Learn That Word is a quick reference to more than 350 Roots, with at least one example for each and a good reference for Suffixes as well.


Online Etymology Dictionary is not exactly about root words, but is sometimes useful in figuring out how the root got embedded in the word in the first place.

*With thanks to SE for information about the listed websites!

Root Word Sets

Click HERE to access the complete list of all root sets for 
Fall Semester AP Lit

Once at the Forms and Docs site, scroll through the AP Lit folder to find the document entitled Root Sets.