Definition of Postfix

1. Noun. An affix that is added at the end of the word.

Exact synonyms: Suffix
Generic synonyms: Affix, Ending, Termination
Derivative terms: Suffix



Definition of Postfix

1. n. A letter, syllable, or word, added to the end of another word; a suffix.

2. v. t. To annex; specifically (Gram.), to add or annex, as a letter, syllable, or word, to the end of another or principal word; to suffix.

Definition of Postfix

1. Verb. (transitive) To suffix. ¹

2. Verb. (biology) To subject a sample to postfixation ¹

3. Noun. Suffix. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postfix

1. to affix at the end of something [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postfix

postface
postfaces
postfact
postfactum
postfault
postfeminism
postfeminisms
postfeminist
postfeminists
postfertile
postfeudal
postfight
postfilm
postfinalization
postfire
postfix (current term)
postfix notation
postfixal
postfixation
postfixations
postfixed
postfixes
postfixing
postflight
postflood
postflop
postform
postformed
postforming
postforms

Literary usage of Postfix

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1. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Affix, va Join, subjoin, annex, attach, fasten, connect, set to, unite to the end. Affix, «. postfix, suffix. ..."

2. Grammar of the Pḁṣ̌tō Or Language of the Afghāns: Compared with the Īrānian by Ernst Trumpp (1873)
"9 ^ * * b) The postfix iu tab and jua. The postfix w tab is very likely identical ... The postfix »J is very likely identical with the Pars! postfix ra, ..."

3. Mastering C++ by K. R. Venugopal, Rajkumar Buyya, T. Ravishankar, Shaduli Vanimal (muhammad Ali Shaduli) (1997)
"This problem is circumvented in advanced implementations of C++, which provides additional syntax to express and distinguish between prefix and postfix ..."

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