Suffix

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Suffix Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • an affix that is added at the end of the word
  • attach a suffix to; "suffix words"

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  • an affix that is added at the end of the word

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Suffix Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A suffix is a few letters put at the end of a word to change its meaning. It is a type of affix.

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Compare to prefix. Prefixes are letters put at the beginning of a word to change its meaning.



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Suffix Sample Sentences in News


  • TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, Sept. 19
    Everyone in the Arctic, whether they speak Inuktitut or not, has heard this suffix attached to a word, either in Inuktitut or English, and usually a place name. And most know that it means “the people of (that place.) And so you hear that certain people are Iglulingmiut (the people of Igloolik.) People from Arctic Bay might be referred to as Ikpiarjungmiut (the Read more on this news related to 'Suffix'
  • DC Sports Bog: The Redskins have gone suffix crazy
    Two more players add suffixes onto their uniforms, bringing the total to five. Read more on this news related to 'Suffix'
  • Apple iPod Classic Phased Out: A Look Back at the Popular Music Player
    Apple, which officially launched the iPhone 6 at a gala event on 9 September, has also announced the end of its portable music player, the iPod Classic. The Cupertino-based company has removed the music player from its online store as well. Hitting the market in October 2001, the iPod Classic (originally termed just 'iPod') has seen six generations of des Read more on this news related to 'Suffix'

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