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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To suffix.
  • n. A suffix.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To suffix.
  • v. To subject a sample to postfixation
  • n. Suffix.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. an affix that is added at the end of the word

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