affix

Definitions:

  • To secure to something; attach.
  • To impute; attribute.
  • To place at the end; append.
  • To add as an affix.
  • Something that is attached, joined, or added; an appendage or addition.
  • A word element, such as a prefix or suffix, that can only occur attached to a base, stem, or root.
  • In <em>mathematics</em>, the complex number <em>x</em> + <internalXref urlencoded="iy">iy</internalXref> is denoted by a single letter, <em>z</em>; the point <em>P</em>, (<em>x, y</em>), is then called the <em>affix</em> of the value <em>z</em>; the number <em>z</em> is also spoken of as the <em>affix</em> of the point <em>P.</em>
  • To fix; fasten, join, or attach; conjoin, add, or append; make an adjunct or part of: followed by <em>to.</em>
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Add, Affix, Annex</em>, etc. (see <internalXref urlencoded="add">add</internalXref>), suffix, superadd, tack on, fasten on, join.
  • That which is joined, attached, or added; an addition or attachment.
  • In <em>philology</em>, a syllable or letter, prefix or suffix, attached to a word or a verbal root or stem, as in good-<em>ness</em>, veri-<em>fy</em>, civil-<em>ize, un</em>-able, <em>un-con</em>-form-<em>able.</em>
  • In <em>decorative art</em>, any small feature, as a figure, a flower, or the like, added for ornament to a vessel or other utensil, to an architectural feature, etc.: used especially with reference to ceramics and bronzes.
  • That which is affixed; an appendage; esp. one or more letters or syllables added at the end of a word; a suffix; a postfix.
  • To subjoin, annex, or add at the close or end; to append to; to fix to any part of
  • To fix or fasten in any way; to attach physically.
  • To attach, unite, or connect with
  • To fix or fasten figuratively; -- with <ex>on</ex> or <ex>upon</ex>.
  • That which is affixed; an <xref>appendage</xref>.
  • A <xref>bound morpheme</xref> added to a word’s <xref>stem</xref>; formerly applied only to <xref>suffixes</xref> (also called <xref>postfixes</xref>), the term as now used comprises <xref>prefixes</xref>, <xref>suffixes</xref>, <xref>infixes</xref>, <xref>circumfixes</xref>, and <xref>suprafixes</xref>.
  • The <xref>complex number</xref> associated to the point in the Gauss Plane with coordinates .
  • To <xref>attach</xref>.
  • attach to
  • a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
  • add to the very end
  • attach or become attached to a stem word
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