1. A letter, letters, syllable, or syllables added or appended to the end of a word or a root to modify the meaning; a postfix.

2. <mathematics> A subscript mark, number, or letter. See Subscript.

Origin: L. Suffixus, p.p. Of suffigere to fasten on, to affix; sub under + figere to fix: cf. F. Suffixe. See Fix.

(01 Mar 1998)

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