Suffix

suffix

1. A letter, letters, syllable, or syllables added or appended to the end of a word or a root to modify the meaning; a postfix.

2. (Science: mathematics) A subscript mark, number, or letter. See Subscript.

Origin: L. Suffixus, p.p. Of suffigere to fasten on, to affix; sub under _ figere to fix: cf. F. Suffixe. See Fix.


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