affix affix  /ˈæ fɪks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
  2. (v) attach to
  3. (v) add to the very end
  4. (v) attach or become attached to a stem word

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Usage(s):

  1. Tennessee's Unauthorized Substances Tax requires anyone in possession of a certain quantity of contraband to buy a tax stamp and affix it to the drug.
  2. Tennessee's Unauthorized Substances Tax requires anyone in possession of a certain quantity of contraband to buy a tax stamp and affix it to the drug.
  3. By most estimates, this is the 10th most popular blog on the planet: a site that lets users upload pictures of cats and affix funny captions to them written in a made-up language.

News

  1. Supreme Court strikes down parts of L.A. port's Clean Truck Program

    The Supreme Court handed the American Trucking Assn. a partial victory on Thursday, ruling that drivers don't have to affix the "How am I driving?" placards on its trucks or have off-site parking plans in order to haul goods in and out of the Port of Los Angeles.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Details on American Trucking Association v. Los Angeles

    The petitioner in this case, American Trucking Associations, whose members include many short-haul “drayage” trucking companies that move cargo in and out of port, sued the Port and City of Los Angeles seeking an injunction against the agreements requiring the drayage trucking companies to affix placards on each truck with a phone number to report [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: SCOTUSblog

  3. Life Lessons: When good salads go bad

    Which is better for you, a big juicy cheeseburger or a crisp fresh salad? Researchers at Shape.com say salads have taken on the so-called "health halo." Affix "salad" to anything and suddenly it becomes a good-for-you option, but is it? Nutritionists did some research and found lots of hidden calories that we might not see when we go out to eat. Consider this: a McDonalds’ Big Mac weighs in at ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

Quotes

  1. "And it is there that I propose we affix the Kennedy name, not just as a monument to the things that the three Senators Kennedy have done, but to the spirit of compassion and compromise, fierce advocacy and tender friendship, that Teddy embodied...
    on Sep 10, 2009 By: Chris Dodd Source: NBC Connecticut

  2. "If it wasn't Wi-Fi, it would be fluoride," Dougherty wrote. "Something is needed to affix to their anxiety. I can only be glad that they weren't alive when the city decided on electrification a century ago."
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Dale Dougherty Source: Santa Rosa Press Democrat

  3. "Barring any surprises, I hope the president will be able to affix his signature as of November 30," Prime Minister Donald Tusk said when presenting the project two days ago.
    on Nov 20, 2009 By: Donald Tusk Source: AFP

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