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affix

af·fix

affix

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: fIks
inflections: affixed, affixes, affixing
definition: to attach or join physically (usually used with "to").
She affixed a poster to the wall.
synonyms:
attach, fasten
antonyms:
detach, unfasten
similar words:
connect, glue, join, mount, nail, paste, pin, post, staple, stick, tack
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: ae fihks
definition: an element of meaning that is added to a word to change its meaning or function; prefix or suffix. The prefix "pre-" and the suffix "-ness" are both affixes.
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similar words:
prefix, suffix
derivation: affixer (n.)
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