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synonyms for suffix

  • addition
  • appendix
  • postfix
See also synonyms for: suffixes
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How to use suffix in a sentence

Follows the rule of a place name ending in K getting an -er suffix.
FROM CHICAGOAN TO PHOENICIAN, HERE’S WHAT TO CALL THE RESIDENTS OF THE BIGGEST US CITIESJOHN KENNEDYJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This is because of a language process called derivational morphology, which controls what suffixes we add to the ends of words to create new ones.
FROM CHICAGOAN TO PHOENICIAN, HERE’S WHAT TO CALL THE RESIDENTS OF THE BIGGEST US CITIESJOHN KENNEDYJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s a term the protesting doctors have coined by combining the word “mix” and the suffix “pathy,” or disease.
INDIAN DOCTORS STRIKE TO SAVE “MODERN MEDICINE” FROM A RISKY FUSION WITH ALTERNATIVE MEDICINENIHARIKA SHARMADECEMBER 11, 2020QUARTZ
At a later time, wonder, when thus used adverbially, received the adverbial suffix -s; hence Th.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
When the exact sense was lost, the suffix -al seemed to be adjectival, and the word dismal became at last an adjective.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
This suffix is the equivalent of the French -age, and is a suffix of frequent occurrence in forming new words.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
I have a list now before me of 521 places with this suffix, distributed over twenty-five counties.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 240, JUNE 3, 1854VARIOUS
Exeter, Wroxeter and perhaps Uttoxeter show the suffix in slightly different form.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
In the great majority of cases the same idea is expressed by means of a distinct suffix (die-d, work-ed).
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Of the four concepts inextricably interwoven in the -s suffix, all are felt as relational, two necessarily so.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
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