1. Suffix.  (grammar) Forming nouns denoting a morpheme used in word formation joined to a word in the specified way (e.g.: '''in'''fix = "attached within", '''circum'''fix = "attached around").
  2. Suffix.  (chiefly, grammar) Forming verbs denoting fastening or attaching (something) in the specified way (e.g.: '''suf'''fix = "append", '''pre'''fix = "preface").

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