(USED WITH OBJECT)
to fasten, join, or attach (usually followed by to): to affix stamps to a letter.
to put or add on; append: to affix a signature to a contract.
to impress (a seal or stamp).
to attach (blame, reproach, ridicule, etc.).
something that is joined or attached.
An affix (in modern sense) is a morpheme that is attached to a word stem to form
a new word. Affixes may be derivational, like English -ness and pre-, ...
Dictionary of affixes. This dictionary contains more than 1,250 entries, illustrated
by some 10,000 examples, all defined and explained. It is based on Michael ...
"Very similar to compounds are formations where one of the elements is a whole word and the other is not, as in agriculture, biotechnology, Eurodollar, technophobia, and workaholic. . . .
Derivational suffixes, on the other hand, usually change both the meaning and th... More »
Introduction. Many English words are formed by taking basic words and adding
combinations of prefixes and suffixes to them. A basic word to which affixes ...
to fasten, join, or attach (usually followed by to): to affix stamps to a letter. 2. to put
or add on; append: to affix a signature to a contract. 3. to impress (a seal or ...
An affix can be added to the root of a word to change its meaning. See the
definition of Affixes in Grammar Monster's list of grammar terms and definitions.
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