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 History of this Word

"suffix" is from "suffigere" (sub - under + figere - to fix), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


Something added to the end of a word. Forms a new word with a different meaning. A word could have different things added.

Examples of how the word is used

suffix illustration Practice using word endings (Suffixes).
suffix illustration Do you know when to use suffixes and how to spell words they have been added to correctly?