- To subjoin, annex, or add at the close or end; to append to; to fix to any part of; as, to affix a syllable to a word; to affix a seal to an instrument; to affix one's name to a writing.
- To fix or fasten in any way; to attach physically."Should they [caterpillars affix them to the leaves of a plant improper for their food." [Ray.]
- To attach, unite, or connect with; as, names affixed to ideas, or ideas affixed to things; to affix a stigma to a person; to affix ridicule or blame to any one.
- To fix or fasten figuratively; -- with on or upon; as, eyes affixed upon the ground.(Obs)synonyms: To attach; subjoin; connect; annex; unite.
Etymology: LL. affixare, L. affixus, p. p. of affigere to fasten to; ad + figere to fasten: cf. OE. affichen, F. afficher, ultimately fr. L. affigere. See Fix