de

English syllable(英文音節):de

demand, decant, debate, debase, derange, detail, detain, decay, delay, declare, despair, department, debacle, default, defraud, defend, depend, deflect, defect, defective, deject, detect, detest, depress, develop, December, decrease, defeat, demean, demeanor, decree, degree, delete, deplete, defer, deter, detergent, dessert, deserve, decent, deceit, deceive, debrief, definitive, deficient, depict, deliver, delicious, delirious, delimit, delimiter, delineate, deliberate, debilitate, desist, delinquent, deteriorate, decide, decline, define, defile, demise, devise, device, desire, describe, derive, deprive, despite, delight, design, deny, denial, defy, decry, defiant, demography, deposit, demolish, derogatory, denominate, denominator, denote, devote, decoy, deploy, destroy, devoid, despoil, decorum, devout, devour, deluxe, deduct, deduce, demure, delude, delusion

prefix de- (opposite of, take away, away from) 離開、減少、否定:
decode, decrypt, decipher, descramble, decompile, debug, deworm, deactivate, deselect, defrost, dehydrate, decompensate, decongest, deodorize, detoxify, detox, decontaminate, delouse, dewax, degrease, dehumidify, decertify, declassify, demystify, decloak, deanonymize, deglamorize, degrade, devalue, demote, depreciate, devaluate, deflate, delink, detach, deconstruct, deform, denature, decompose, decompress, detour, deplane, detrain, derail, derig, degauss, defuse, deescalate, deforest, dewrinkle, deface, defame, defriend, denounce, demotivate, demoralize, desensitize, dehumanize, dematerialize, deprogram, debunk, defunct, decouple, deauthorize, delegitimize, destabilize, dethrone, descend, defrock, devest, declaw, defang, decommission, demilitarize, decolonize, depersonalize, demonetize, defund, detangle, detract, decoct, deduct, deductive, declutter, defragment, depart, departure, delist, deregister, devolve, decentralize, debundle, decamp, demob, decontrol, deregulate, demodulate, deduplicate, desynchronize, dequeue, degas, delead, deionize, dechlorinate, demineralize, decrystallize, deskin, deglaze, deink, desaturate, defringe, decaf (decaffeinated coffee), degunk, deinstitutionalize, deindustrialization, deglobalization, degrowth, destem, decriminalize, de-escalate, de-emphasize (deemphasize), de-ice (deice) (這字加連字號比較易讀)
* 以 de 為字首通常寫為一個字,除非後面接的單字是 e 開頭,則加連字號比較易讀。

• heteronym(同拼法異音異義): desert



* short e sound: decade, dedicate, delicate, deprecate, decorate, desperate, devastate, demonstrate, designate, desolate, destitute, deficit, definite, deputy, decimal, decimeter