Prefix

Definition of Prefix

Pre`fix´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Prefixed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Prefixing.]
1.To put or fix before, or at the beginning of, another thing; as, to prefix a syllable to a word, or a condition to an agreement.
2.To set or appoint beforehand; to settle or establish antecedently.
And now he hath to her prefixt a day.
- Spenser.
n.1.That which is prefixed; esp., one or more letters or syllables combined or united with the beginning of a word to modify its signification; as, pre- in prefix, con- in conjure.

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