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2 definitions found
 for Suffix
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Suffix \Suf*fix"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suffixed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Suffixing.]
     To add or annex to the end, as a letter or syllable to a
     word; to append.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Suffix \Suf"fix\, n. [L. suffixus, p. p. of suffigere to fasten
     on, to affix; sub under + figere to fix: cf. F. suffixe. See
     Fix.]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Math.) A subscript mark, number, or letter. See
        Subscript, a.
        [1913 Webster]

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