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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To suffix.
  • noun A suffix.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To add or annex (a letter, syllable, or word) to the end of a word.
  • noun In grammar, a letter, syllable, or word added to the end of a word; a suffix.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To annex; specifically (Gram.), to add or annex, as a letter, syllable, or word, to the end of another or principal word; to suffix.
  • noun (Gram.) A letter, syllable, or word, added to the end of another word; a suffix.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To suffix.
  • verb biology To subject a sample to postfixation
  • noun Suffix.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an affix that is added at the end of the word

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