The definition of a suffix is a letter, syllable or group of syllables that are added to the end of a word to change it into something else.(noun)
An example of suffix is adding cycle to motor which creates motorcycle.
See suffix in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ModL suffixum < neut. of L suffixus, pp. of suffigere, to fasten on beneath < sub-, sub- + figere, to fix
See suffix in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: New Latin suffīxum
Origin: , from Latin
Origin: , neuter of suffīxus, past participle of suffīgere, to fasten underneath, affix
Origin: : sub-, sub-
Origin: + fīgere, to fix, fasten; see dhīgw- in Indo-European roots.
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