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infix

in·fix

infix

parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: In fIks [or] In fIks
inflections: infixed, infixes, infixing
definition 1: to fasten, set, or drive in.
similar words:
fasten, lodge
definition 2: to fix in the mind or memory; instill; impress.
definition 3: to add (a word part) as an infix.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: In fIks [or] In fIks
definition: to allow or undergo the addition of an infix.
English words normally do not infix.
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: In fIks
definition: an affix that is placed inside of a word.
derivation: infixion (n.)
Word Parts
The word infix contains the following part:
fix Latin root that means fasten, attach