- Grammar. an affix that follows the element to which it is added, as -ly in kindly.
- something added to the end of something else.
- Grammar. to add as a suffix.
- to affix at the end of something.
- to fix or put under.
- to admit a suffix.
- to add a suffix.
Origin of suffix
Examples from the Web for suffixed
Historical Examples of suffixed
It is more like the Greek Ge, which is often suffixed to the nominative substantives.A Fantasy of Far Japan
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It forms its personal pronouns, whether isolated or suffixed, in a similar way.
If I omit the first the and also leave out the suffixed -s, I obtain an entirely new set of relations.Language
The adjective is either prefixed to a noun or referred to it by a suffixed pronoun.
Words are formed from roots and bases by means of suffixed formative additions.
- grammar an affix that follows the stem to which it is attached, as for example -s and -ness in dogs and softnessCompare prefix (def. 1)
- anything that is added at the end of something else
- (tr) grammar to add (a morpheme) as a suffix to the end of a word
- (tr) to add (something) at the end of a sentence, comment, or piece of writing
Word Origin for suffix
in the grammatical sense, 1778, from suffix (n.). Related: Suffixed; suffixing.
A letter or a group of letters added to the end of a word to change its meaning. For example, adding the suffix -ter to the adjective hot turns it into the comparative adjective hotter, and adding the suffix -ly to the adjective quick turns it into the adverb quickly. Other examples of words with suffixes are: “willing,” “management,” “serviceable,” “harmonize,” and “joyful.” (Compare prefix.)