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Meaning of INFIX

Pronunciation:  [n]'in`fiks, [v]in'fiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an affix that is inserted inside the word
  2. [v]  attach a morpheme into a stem word
  3. [v]  put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
 

INFIX is a 5 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: enter, insert, introduce
 
 See Also: affix, affix, attach, cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, connect, embed, engraft, graft, imbed, implant, input, instil, instill, intubate, penetrate, plant, plug in, sandwich, transplant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*fix"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infixed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Infixing}.] [L. infixus, p. p of infigere to infix; pref.
    in- in + figere to fix: cf. F. infixer. See {Fix}.]
    1. To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as,
       to infix a sting, spear, or dart. --Shak.
    
             The fatal dart a ready passage found, And deep
             within her heart infixed the wound.   --Dryden.
    
    2. To implant or fix; to instill; to inculcate, as
       principles, thoughts, or instructions; as, to infix good
       principles in the mind, or ideas in the memory.
    
    
  2. \In"fix\, n.
    Something infixed. [R.] --Welsford.
    
    
 
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