Affix definitions

ə-fĭks'
Something that is attached, joined, or added; an appendage or addition.
noun
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A word element, such as a prefix or suffix, that can only occur attached to a base, stem, or root.
noun
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To secure to something; attach.

Affix a label to a package.

verb
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To impute; attribute.

Affix blame to him.

verb
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To place at the end; append.

Affix a postscript to a letter.

verb
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To add as an affix.
verb
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A thing affixed.
noun
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A prefix, suffix, or infix.
noun
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To fasten; attach.

To affix a label to a bottle.

verb
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To add at the end; append.
verb
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The definition of affix is to attach something.

An example of affixing is fastening a Girl Scout badge to a sash.

verb
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Affix means to create an addition to something.

An example of affix is to add an extra paragraph to a letter.

verb
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Affix is defined as to create an impression.

An example of affix is when a Notary Public impresses her seal on a legal document.

verb
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(linguistics) A bound morpheme added to a word’s stem; formerly applied only to suffixes (also called postfixes), the term as now used comprises prefixes, suffixes, infixes, circumfixes, and suprafixes.
noun
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hyponyms
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To permanently add to, attach, or fasten on.
verb
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That which is affixed; an appendage.
noun
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(mathematics) The complex number associated to the point in the Gauss Plane with coordinates .
noun
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To attach.

To affix a stigma to a person; to affix ridicule or blame to somebody.

verb
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To subjoin, annex, or add at the close or end; to append to.

To affix a syllable to a word; to affix a seal to an instrument; to affix one's name to a writing.

verb
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To fix or fasten figuratively; with on or upon.

Eyes affixed upon the ground.

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Origin of affix

Medieval Latin affīxāre frequentative of Latin affīgere affīx- ad- ad- fīgere to fasten dhīgw- in Indo-European roots