Definition of affix
- affix a stamp to a letter
- affixed my seal
affix a first-class stamp to the envelope
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adhere, bolt, cinch, clamp, clasp, clench, clinch, clip, glue, hang, harness, hasp, lace, lash, latch, nail, paste, pin, plaster, rivet, screw, shackle, staple, stick, strap, tack, tackle, tie, toggle, yoke;
: to attach (something) to something else
grammar : a letter or group of letters added to the beginning or end of a word to change its meaning : a prefix or suffix
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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