affix

Part of speech: verb

To attach; fasten; append.

Part of speech: noun

That which is attached or added; a prefix or suffix.

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Usage examples "affix":

  1. But there are other compositions to which he does not affix his name, and it is from internal evidence alone that these can be adjudged to him: it is from internal evidence alone, for instance, that we can conclude him to be the author of the article on the Scottish Church question which has appeared in Fraser's Magazine for the present month. - "Leading Articles on Various Subjects", Hugh Miller.
  2. Fortunately this court is not at present in the possession of much authority; and the bookseller, a bold and determined man, set them at defiance, and went so far as to affix an advertisement to the gate of the very cathedral. - "The Bible in Spain", George Borrow.
  3. Next to an alibi that breaks down, an unsuccessful attempt to affix the fault on another party is the most fatal blow which a prisoner's counsel can inflict upon him. - "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.