HyperDic: affix

English > 4 senses of the word affix:
VERBcontactaffix, stick onattach to
contactaffix, append, add on, supplementadd to the very end
contactaffixattach or become attached to a stem word
NOUNcommunicationaffixa linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
affix > pronunciation
Soundsae'fihks; ahfih'ks
Rhymesacoustics ... UNIX: 110 rhymes with ihks...
English > affix: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form.
Part ofwordA unit of language that native speakers can identify
NarrowerinfixAn affix that is inserted inside the word
prefixAn affix that is added in front of the word
suffix, postfixAn affix that is added at the end of the word
Broaderbound morpheme, bound formA morpheme that occurs only as part of a larger / larger construction
Spanishafijo
Catalanafix
Adjectivesaffixal, affixialof or pertaining to a linguistic affix
Verbsaffixattach or become attached to a stem word
English > affix: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningattach to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"affix the seal here"
Synonymstick on
Cause toadhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick tostick / stick to firmly
Narrowerplasteraffix conspicuously
postaffix in a public place or for public notice
sealaffix a seal to
stampaffix a stamp to
BroaderattachCause to be attached
Spanishpegar
Catalanafixar
English > affix: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningadd to the very end.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsappend, add on, supplement
Narrowerannexattach to
BroaderattachCause to be attached
Spanishadjuntar, añadir, anexar, anexionar, complementar
Catalanadjuntar, annexar, complementar
Nounsaffixationthe act of attaching or affixing something
English > affix: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningattach or become attached to a stem word.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"grammatical morphemes affix to the stem"
Narrowerinfixattach a morpheme into a stem word
prefixattach a prefix to
suffixattach a suffix to
BroaderattachCause to be attached
Spanishafijarse
Nounsaffixa linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
affixationformation of a word by means of an affix
affixationthe result of adding an affix to a root word

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