-ify

verb suffix

Definition of -ify

:-fy

Origin and Etymology of -ify

Middle English -ifien, from Anglo-French -ifier, from Latin -ificare, from -i- + -ficare -fy


-IFY Defined for Kids

-ify

verb suffix \ ə-ˌfī \

Definition of -ify for Students

-ified; -ifying
:-fy

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