• (noun) IPA: /ˈsʌfɪks/
  • (verb) IPA: /ˈsʌfɪks/, /səˈfɪks/

suffix (plural suffixes)

  1. (grammar, linguistic morphology) A morpheme added at the end of a word to modify the word's meaning.
    Synonyms: affix
    Antonyms: prefix
    Hypernyms: affix
    The suffix "-able" changes "sing" into "singable".
  2. (mathematics) A subscript.
  3. (computing) A final segment of a string of characters.
    The string "abra" is both a prefix and a suffix of the string "abracadabra".
Translations Verb

suffix (suffixes, present participle suffixing; past and past participle suffixed)

  1. (transitive) To append (something) to the end of something else.
Related terms Translations
  • French: suffixer
  • German: suffigieren (linguistics), mit einem Suffix versehen
  • Portuguese: sufixar
  • Spanish: sufijar

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.003
Offline English dictionary