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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To fasten or attach.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To fasten or attach. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A group of letters added to the beginning or end of a word to change its meaning or use, such as 'un-', 'mis-', '-ness', or '-ly'.

Usage examples (37)
  • Aunt Betty wanted to affix a label to her jar of jelly.
  • Grammatical morphemes affix to the stem
  • affix the seal here
  • Verb (used with object) : to affix stamps to a letter. ,to affix a signature to a contract for more
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