ab- prefix meaning "away, from, from off, down;" from L. ab-, ab "off, away from," from PIE root *apo- (see APO- (Cf. apo-)). Reduced to a- before -m-, -p-, or -v-; sometimes abs- before -c- or -t-.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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