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Meaning of SUFFIX

Pronunciation:  'sufiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an affix that is added at the end of the word
  2. [v]  attach a suffix to; "suffix words"
 

SUFFIX is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Antonyms: prefix
 
 See Also: affix, affix, ending, termination

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Suf"fix\, n. [L. suffixus, p. p. of suffigere to fasten
    on, to affix; sub under + figere to fix: cf. F. suffixe. See
    {Fix}.]
    1. A letter, letters, syllable, or syllables added or
       appended to the end of a word or a root to modify the
       meaning; a postfix.
    
    2. (Math.) A subscript mark, number, or letter. See
       {Subscript}, a.
    
    
  2. \Suf*fix"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suffixed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Suffixing}.]
    To add or annex to the end, as a letter or syllable to a
    word; to append.
    
    
 

 

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