See also: Affix
affix (plural affixes)
- That which is affixed; an appendage.
- (linguistic morphology) A bound morpheme added to the word’s stem's end.
- (linguistic morphology, broadly) A bound morpheme added to a word’s stem; a prefix, suffix, etc.
- (mathematics) The complex number associated with the point in the Gauss plane with coordinates .
- (decorative art) Any small feature, as a figure, a flower, or the like, added for ornament to a vessel or other utensil, to an architectural feature.
- (types of affixes): adfix, ambifix, circumfix, confix, infix, interfix, libfix, postfix, prefix, suffix, suprafix
that which is affixed
suffix — see suffix
linguistics: a bound morpheme added to a word’s stem
mathematics: the complex number associated to a point
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- (transitive) To attach.
- Should they [caterpillars] affix them to the leaves of a plant improper for their food […]
- to affix a stigma to a person
- to affix ridicule or blame to somebody
- (transitive) 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
- (transitive) To fix or fasten figuratively; with on or upon.
- eyes affixed upon the ground
- Edmund Spencer, An Hymn of Heavenly Beauty
- Look thou no further, but affix thine eye/On that bright, shiny, round, still moving mass,/The house of blessed gods, which men call sky,/All sow'd with glist'ring stars more thick than grass...
- Affix (linguistics and mathematics)