Definition of affix


  • a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form.


  • attach to; "affix the seal here". Synonyms: stick on.
  • add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language". Synonyms: add on, append, supplement.
  • attach or become attached to a stem word; "grammatical morphemes affix to the stem".

Related words

annex, infix, plaster, post, postfix, prefix, seal, stamp, suffix.

Rhymes with affix


Start with affix

affixes, affixations, affixable, affixer, affixtures, affixers, affixing, affixation, affixments, affixial, affixed, affixture, affixal, affixment.

End with affix


More information about affix

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • affix is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 18 points
  • affix is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 18 points
  • affix is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 18 points
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