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postfix

[verb pohst-fiks, pohst-fiks; noun pohst-fiks]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to affix at the end of something; append; suffix.
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noun
  1. something postfixed.
  2. a suffix.
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Origin of postfix

1795–1805; post- + -fix, modeled on prefix
Related formspost·fix·al, post·fix·i·al, adjective
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Related Words for postfix

addition, appendix, postfix

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Historical Examples of postfix

  • And it will have to be a prefix, not a postfix; for what I may call the syntax of glyph formation must follow that of the speech.

    Commentary Upon the Maya-Tzental Perez Codex

    William E. Gates


British Dictionary definitions for postfix

postfix

verb (pəʊstˈfɪks)
  1. (tr) to add or append at the end of something; suffix
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noun (ˈpəʊstˌfɪks)
  1. a less common word for suffix
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