What does Cata mean?

Cata meaning in General Dictionary

The Latin and English kind of a Greek preposition made use of as a prefix to represent down downward under against contrary or in opposition to wholly entirely like in cataclysm catarrh It sometimes drops the final vowel like in catoptric and it is sometimes altered to cath such as cathartic catholic

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  • The Latin and English kind of a Greek preposition, utilized as a prefix to symbolize down, downward, under, against, contrary or opposed to, completely, entirely; such as cataclysm, catarrh. It occasionally drops the ultimate vowel, like in catoptric; and is sometimes changed to cath, as in cathartic, catholic.