verb (used with object)
- affirmative action,
- affirmative flag,
Origin of affix
Examples from the Web for affix
But what we don't get from Rubin or Harris is why exactly Hagel refused to affix his name to the letter.
And he did, in fact, affix his Hancock to the tax increases in question.
I will not consent to it; and I had rather be condemned than not to affix my titles to the head of my defence.The Visions of Quevedo|Dom Francisco de Quevedo
Even some of those who were under deep obligations to him for favors received felt themselves compelled to affix their signatures.The Last Laird of MacNab|Various
Run a narrow velvet through the holes of the third row and affix wider velvet ends, or chenille tassels to each extremity.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
I regret to be unable to affix definite dates in years to the several divisions of time now recognised.Prehistoric Man|W. L. H. Duckworth
By Jove, it would do harm to affix any idea to the long names of outlandish orders.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)|Charles Darwin
verb (əˈfɪks) (tr; usually foll by to or on)
Word Origin for affix
First used by Scottish writers and perhaps from Middle French affixer, a temporarily re-Latinized spelling of Old French afichier (Modern French afficher). Related: Affixed; affixing.
1610s, from affix (v.).