Affixed
Affix Af*fix", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affixed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Affixing}.] [LL. affixare, L. affixus, p. p. of affigere to fasten to; ad + figere to fasten: cf. OE. affichen, F. afficher, ultimately fr. L. affigere. See {Fix}.] 1. To subjoin, annex, or add at the close or end; to append to; to fix to any part of; as, to affix a syllable to a word; to affix a seal to an instrument; to affix one's name to a writing. [1913 Webster]

2. To fix or fasten in any way; to attach physically. [1913 Webster]

Should they [caterpillars] affix them to the leaves of a plant improper for their food. --Ray. [1913 Webster]

3. To attach, unite, or connect with; as, names affixed to ideas, or ideas affixed to things; to affix a stigma to a person; to affix ridicule or blame to any one. [1913 Webster]

4. To fix or fasten figuratively; -- with on or upon; as, eyes affixed upon the ground. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To attach; subjoin; connect; annex; unite. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • affixed — adj. 1. attached physically. Opposite of {unaffixed}. Note: Various more specific adjectives meaning affixed are: {appendant , {basifixed}, {fastened, secured}, {glued, pasted, stuck to(predicate) , {pegged down , {pinned, stapled , {taped… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affixed — index attached (annexed), conjoint Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • affixed — adjective firmly attached (Freq. 6) the affixed labels • Ant: ↑unaffixed • Similar to: ↑appendant, ↑basifixed, ↑glued, ↑pasted, ↑mounted …   Useful english dictionary

  • affixed — adj. sturdily attached to; fastened upon af·fix || É™ fɪks n. addition, attachment; syllable which changes a word s meaning (i.e. prefix or suffix) v. attach; add; combine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affixed — Securely attached …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • affixed property — index immovable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • affixed to realty — index fixture Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • affixed to the freehold — So fastened to the land or to a fixture as to pass with the land; imbedded in the land, as in the case of walls; or permanently resting upon it as in the case of buildings. Miller v Waddingham, 3 Cal Unrep 375, 25 P 688. See fixture …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • property permanently affixed to the realty — index immovable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • something constructively affixed to real property — index fixture Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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