affixation
noun see affix I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • affixation — ● affixation nom féminin Création de mots nouveaux par adjonctions d affixes à un radical. affixation [afiksɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; de 1. affixe. ❖ ♦ Didact. Procédé de création de mots par adjonction d affixes à des mots bases …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • affixation — index accession (annexation), attachment (act of affixing), codicil Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • affixation — [af΄iks ā′shən] n. 1. affixture 2. Linguis. the process of adding affixes to roots or bases in order to vary function, modify meaning, etc.: distinguished from COMPOSITION …   English World dictionary

  • affixation — affix ► VERB ▪ attach or fasten to something else. ► NOUN Grammar ▪ an addition to a word in order to modify its meaning or create a new word. DERIVATIVES affixation noun. ORIGIN Latin affixare, from figere to fix …   English terms dictionary

  • Affixation — Affixe Pour les articles homonymes, voir Affixe (homonymie). En morphologie, domaine de la linguistique, un affixe (du latin ad fixus > affixus, « (qui est) fixé contre ») est un morphème en théorie lié qui s adjoint au radical ou au …   Wikipédia en Français

  • affixation — /af ik say sheuhn/, n. 1. affixture. 2. Gram. the process of inflection or derivation that consists of adding an affix. [1850 55; AFFIX + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • affixation — noun The addition of an affix to a word …   Wiktionary

  • affixation — Synonyms and related words: IC analysis, accession, accidence, addition, adhesive, adjunct, adjunction, affix, agglutination, allomorph, annexation, attachment, augmentation, binding, bond, bound morpheme, clasping, conjugation, cutting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • affixation — n. conjunction; addition; attachment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affixation — af·fix·a·tion …   English syllables

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