meaning of affix

affix meaning in General Dictionary

what is attached an appendage esp more than one letters or syllables included after a word a suffix a postfix

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  • To subjoin annex or include within close or end to append to to repair to any part of regarding affix a syllable to a word to affix a seal to an instrument to affix ones identify to a writing
  • attach to
  • add to the extremely end
  • connect or be attached to a stem term
  • a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived type
  • To subjoin, annex, or add within close or end; to appendu000du000a to; to correct to your element of; as, to affix a syllable to a term; to affixu000du000a a seal to a musical instrument; to affix one's name to a writing.
  • to correct or fasten in any way; to install physically.
  • To attach, unite, or relate solely to; as, brands attached to tips, or ideas affixed to things; to affix a stigma to an individual; to affix ridicule or blame to your one.
  • to repair or fasten figuratively; -- with on or upon; since, eyes affixed upon the floor.
  • whatever is affixed; an appendage; esp. several letters or syllables included at the end of a word; a suffix; a postfix.

affix meaning in Legal Dictionary

v. 1) to install anything to real estate in a permanent way, including growing trees and shrubs, making a building, or adding to current improvements. One of the keys is affixed products are permanent and should not be picked up and relocated away like a washing device. 2) to sign or seal, as affix a signature or a seal.


affix meaning in Law Dictionary

to repair or fasten upon, to attach to, inscribe, or impress upon, as a signature, a seal, a trade-mark. Pen. Code N. Y.


affix meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, from Medieval Latin affixare, frequentative of Latin affigere (past participle affixus) "fasten to, attach," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + figere "fasten" (see fix (v.)). Initially employed by Scottish authors and maybe from center French affixer, a temporarily re-Latinized spelling of Old French afichier (contemporary French afficher). Associated: Affixed; affixing.

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  • 1610s, from affix (v.).

affix - German to English

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affix meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To subjoin, annex, or include at the close or end; to append to; to correct to any section of; as, to affix a syllable to a word; to affix a seal to a musical instrument; to affix an individual's name to a writing.

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  • (v. t.) To correct or fasten by any means; to add physically.
  • (v. t.) To add, unite, or relate with; as, brands affixed to a few ideas, or ideas attached to things; to affix a stigma to people; to affix ridicule or fault to your one.
  • (v. t.) To correct or fasten figuratively; -- with on or upon; as, eyes attached upon the ground.
  • (n.) That which is attached; an appendage; esp. a number of letters or syllables added at the conclusion of a word; a suffix; a postfix.

Sentence Examples with the word affix

The teacher told him to affix another paragraph to his essay.

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