Definition of affix verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



verbVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they affix
BrE BrE//əˈfɪks//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈfɪks//
he / she / it affixes
BrE BrE//əˈfɪksɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈfɪksɪz//
past simple affixed
BrE BrE//əˈfɪkst//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈfɪkst//
past participle affixed
BrE BrE//əˈfɪkst//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈfɪkst//
-ing form affixing
BrE BrE//əˈfɪksɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈfɪksɪŋ//
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BrE BrE//əˈfɪks//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈfɪks//
[often passive] affix something (to something) (formal) to stick or attach something to something else The label should be firmly affixed to the package.
Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French affixer or medieval Latin affixare, frequentative of Latin affigere, from ad- ‘to’ + figere ‘to fix’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: affix

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