Af·fix v. t. [imp. & p. p. Affixed p. pr. & vb. n. Affixing.]
1. To subjoin, annex, or add at the close or end; to append to; to fix to any part of; as, to affix a syllable to a word; to affix a seal to an instrument; to affix one's name to a writing.
2. To fix or fasten in any way; to attach physically.
Should they [caterpillars] affix them to the leaves of a plant improper for their food. --Ray.
3. To attach, unite, or connect with; as, names affixed to ideas, or ideas affixed to things; to affix a stigma to a person; to affix ridicule or blame to any one.
4. To fix or fasten figuratively; -- with on or upon; as, eyes affixed upon the ground. [Obs.]
Syn: -- To attach; subjoin; connect; annex; unite.
Af·fix n.; pl. Affixes That which is affixed; an appendage; esp. one or more letters or syllables added at the end of a word; a suffix; a postfix.
n : a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected
or derived form
v 1: attach to; "affix the seal here" [syn: stick on]
2: add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel
where he used an invented language" [syn: append, add
3: attach or become attached to a stem word; "grammatical
morphemes afix to the stem"