Definition of Suffix. Meaning of Suffix. Synonyms of Suffix

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Definition of Suffix

Suffix
Suffix Suf"fix, n. [L. suffixus, p. p. of suffigere to fasten on, to affix; sub under + figere to fix: cf. F. suffixe. See Fix.] 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. (Math.) A subscript mark, number, or letter. See Subscript, a.
Suffix
Suffix Suf*fix", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suffixed; p. pr. & vb. n. Suffixing.] To add or annex to the end, as a letter or syllable to a word; to append.

Meaning of Suffix from wikipedia

- In linguistics, a suffix is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word. Common examples are case endings, which indicate the grammatical case of...
- A name suffix,[dubious – discuss] in the Western English-language naming tradition, follows a person's full name and provides additional information about...
- computer science, a suffix tree (also called PAT tree or, in an earlier form, position tree) is a compressed trie containing all the suffixes of the given text...
- There are several suffixes in Hebrew which are appended to regular words to introduce a new meaning. Suffixes are used in the Hebrew language to form...
- parts, a prefix and a suffix, separated by a slash. prefix/suffix The prefix identifies the registrant of the identifier and the suffix is chosen by the registrant...
- A suffix is part of a word; an affix that follows the morphemes to which it can attach. Possessive suffix, a suffix used in word formation for creation...
- In computer science, a suffix array is a sorted array of all suffixes of a string. It is a data structure used in, among others, full text indices, data...
- -ista is a suffix that denotes a specialist or performer of a certain topic, or an advocate of a belief. It is a regular suffix in Romance languages. It...
- In computer science, a suffix automaton is an efficient data structure for representing the substring index of a given string which allows the storage...
- A street suffix is the word that follows the name of a street to further describe that street. Sometimes it would be used just for naming, not for description...
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