Affix - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈfɪks|  American pronunciation of the word affix
Brit.  |əˈfɪks|  British pronunciation of the word affix


- a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form


- attach to
- add to the very end (syn: append, supplement)
- attach or become attached to a stem word


...affix a first-class stamp to the envelope...

His affix to the speech was quite impressive.

Obtain postage stamps, and affix them carefully to the letters.

A label must be affixed to all parcels.

grammatical morphemes affix to the stem

Word forms

I/you/we/they: affix
he/she/it: affixes
present participle: affixing
past tense: affixed
past participle: affixed
singular: affix
plural: affixes
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