verb (used with object)
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Origin of affix
OTHER WORDS FROM affix
Example sentences from the Web for affix
Note: The egg wash both affixes the pastry to the dish and makes a lovely browned crust.
The chemical affixes itself to dead skin cells and produces a brownish tone.
A druggist, therefore, who affixes a wrong label to a bottle of medicine and thereby injures a person who uses it is responsible.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
When applied to compacts between sovereign States, the term constitutional affixes to the word compact no definite idea.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster
In Nootka we have an unusually large number of derivational affixes (expressing concepts of group II).Language|Edward Sapir
The affixes -ous and sub- refer to the compounds containing more of the positive element, -ic and per- to those containing less.
Thus there are verbal affixes which cannot be considered to designate either persons, modes or tenses.