Affix ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Affix ( verb )

  1. To attach or fasten something to something else.
  2. To add a prefix or suffix to a word in order to form a new word or change the word's grammatical function.

Origin:

From latin affixus, past participle of affigere ("fasten to, attach"), from ad- ("to") + figere ("to fix").

Examples:

  1. She affixed the label to the jar.
  2. He affixed the stamp to the envelope.
  3. The teacher asked the students to affix the prefix "un-" to make the opposite of a word.
  4. The computer program affixes a watermark to each image.
  5. The scientist affixed the electrodes to the patient's head.

(As a noun)

Affix ( noun )

  1. To attach or fasten something to something else.
  2. To add a prefix or suffix to a word in order to form a new word or change the word's grammatical function.

Origin:

From latin affixus, past participle of affigere ("fasten to, attach"), from ad- ("to") + figere ("to fix").

Examples:

  1. She affixed the label to the jar.
  2. He affixed the stamp to the envelope.
  3. The teacher asked the students to affix the prefix "un-" to make the opposite of a word.
  4. The computer program affixes a watermark to each image.
  5. The scientist affixed the electrodes to the patient's head.
Some random words: spray-painted, cognoscente, saccharine