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affix

v. 1) to attach something to real estate in a permanent way, including planting trees and shrubs, constructing a building, or adding to existing improvements. The key is that affixed items are permanent and cannot be picked up and moved away like a washing machine. 2) to sign or seal, as affix a signature or a seal.

affix

verb add, adfigere, adhere, adjoin, adligare, agglutinate, annex, append, attach, bind, cohere, combine, conjoin, connect, couple, enclose, fasten, fix, insert, join, link, put together, secure, subjoin, supplement, unite
Associated concepts: affix a seal to an instrument, affix a signature, affix exhibits to a pleading, affix process to the door
See also: add, addendum, adhere, allonge, annex, append, attach, cement, cohere, combine, join, levy, rider
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The derivation would still depend upon pure semantics--disembodied meanings still unencumbered by corresponding speech forms--to condition the proper affixes and compound formation.
67 arurdvisadajantasya mum, provides the augment where the final compound element is formed by adding affixes marked with kh after roots.
of Nevada, Reno) present a revised resource text for elementary and middle school teachers, designed to help students in the syllables and affixes stage of development--usually in grades 3 through 8.
This is due to the different token frequency of the four suffixes in the corpus: whereas -mento and -mente rank among the most frequent Italian affixes, -nza occupies an intermediate position and -(t)ura is much less frequent.
Probably, the main objection raised against Baayen's approach concerns his free comparison of affixes with very different type and token frequency, which has relevant effects on productivity.
In this article, we will look in some detail at the semantics of the affixes -er (writer) and -ee (employee) in English, at the affix -er (schrijver 'writer') in Dutch, and at the fact that Dutch seems to lack a specific process of word formation analogous to -ee in English.
Specifically, we intend to pay close attention to derivatives with these affixes that seem most deviant--first, those which are not deverbal and second, those which have the unexpected thematic interpretation (i.
It performs orthographic and lexical normalization of text, including removal of grammatical affixes (such as conjunctions, prepositions, and pronouns) that complicate search and retrieval.
The Riata(R) single-coil lead is available in two models: Model 1572, a passive-fixation lead, which affixes within the heart using tines; and Model 1582, an active-fixation lead, which affixes in the heart using an extendable-retractable helix mechanism.
The spokesperson said the chemical grafting process affixes itself to substrates in such a way as to penetrate the substrates surface making it extremely difficult to remove.
It is a fine optically clear plate that affixes to the bottom of the CD and protects it from scrapes and scratches.
It is a fine optically clear Lexan(TM) plate (bullet proof glass) that affixes to the bottom of the CD and protects it from scrapes and scratches.