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Suffix

Suffix

WordNet



noun


(1)   An affix that is added at the end of the word

verb


(2)   Attach a suffix to
"Suffix words"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From + , perfect passive participle of .

Noun



  1. one or more letters or sounds added at the end of a word to modify the word's meaning, such as able, which changes sing into singable, for example

Usage notes


The plural suffices occasionally appears (including in one educational publication), but it is not a standard Latin plural.

Verb



  1. to append (something) to the end of something else

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