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Definitions and Synonyms of affix | Another word for affix | What is affix?

Definition 1: a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form - [noun denoting communication]

(affix is a kind of ...) a morpheme that occurs only as part of a larger construction; eg an -s at the end of plural nouns

(... is a kind of affix ) an affix that is added in front of the word

(... is a kind of affix ) an affix that is added at the end of the word

(... is a kind of affix ) an affix that is inserted inside the word

(... is part of affix) a unit of language that native speakers can identify

"words are the blocks from which sentences are made" "he hardly said ten words all morning"

Definition 2: attach to - [verb of contact]

Samples where affix or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • affix the seal here

Synonyms for affix in the sense of this definition

(affix is a kind of ...) cause to be attached

(... is a kind of affix ) affix a stamp to

"Are the letters properly stamped?"

(... is a kind of affix ) affix a seal to

"seal the letter"

(... is a kind of affix ) affix in a public place or for public notice

"post a warning"

(... is a kind of affix ) affix conspicuously

"She plastered warnings all over the wall"

(affix causes ...) stick to firmly

"Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

Definition 3: add to the very end - [verb of contact]

Samples where affix or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language

Synonyms for affix in the sense of this definition

(affix is a kind of ...) cause to be attached

(... is a kind of affix ) attach to

Definition 4: attach or become attached to a stem word - [verb of contact]

Samples where affix or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • grammatical morphemes affix to the stem

(affix is a kind of ...) cause to be attached

(... is a kind of affix ) attach a prefix to

"prefixed words"

(... is a kind of affix ) attach a suffix to

"suffix words"

(... is a kind of affix ) attach a morpheme into a stem word

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