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Affix (verb)

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To Affi'x. v.a. [affigo, affixum, Lat.] To unite to the end, or à posteriori; to subjoin.

He that has settled in his mind determined ideas, with names affixed to them, will be able to discern their differences one from another. Locke.

If men constantly affixed applause and disgrace where they ought, this principle would have a very good influence on the publick conduct of men; though on secret villanies it lays no restraint. Rogers's Sermons.

Sources: Locke, John (269) · Rogers, John (38)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Verb Active (289)

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