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  • noun Plural form of affix.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of affix.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • August 14, 2008 in affixes, grammar, words | 25 comments

    2008 August « Motivated Grammar

  • This was apparent in his daily converse; and it may also be continually traced in his Diary, where, describing those with whom he became acquainted in his numerous travels, he seizes, on the prominent feature of their mind or manners, and with a word affixes to each his own particular mark.

    Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley

  • No label affixes to me because really these days, all I do is just observe and let go and do.

    The Silent K

  • No label affixes to me because really these days, all I do is just observe and let go and do.

    The Silent K

  • No label affixes to me because really these days, all I do is just observe and let go and do.

    The Silent K

  • No label affixes to me because really these days, all I do is just observe and let go and do.

    The Silent K

  • Whether the etymological synonyms have diverged or remained constant in meaning, it is useful to enhance our awareness of equivalences in English affixes and roots, for we thereby acquire a greater sensitivity to our language, its origins, and its nuances.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 2

  • Beckington church, which affixes which is in the Prerogative Court the above date to his death; and of Canterbury, was made Sept - 4, yet Larigbaine, Gildon, and Jacob, 1619, and proved Feb. 1, 1620 J U4

    Biographia dramatica, or, A companion to the playhouse:

  • The phrase "inspired by a true story" affixes itself to novels like a warning label: Beware sententious moralizing.

    Cheeshahteaumauk, Class of '65 (1665)

  • In personal transportation, SENSEable City Lab's Copenhagen Wheel -- a torque mechanism and air quality monitor that affixes to the rear wheel of a bike -- took silver to the Chevy Volt's gold.

    Sebastian Howard: Your Substantive Awards Show: 2011 Edison Awards Honor Innovation in Technology

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