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infix Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun an affix that is inserted inside the word
  2. verb put or introduce into something
    insert; introduce; enter.
    • insert a picture into the text
  3. verb attach a morpheme into a stem word

In*fix" transitive verb
L. infixus, p.p of infigere to infix; pref. in- in + figere to fix: cf. F. infixer. See Fix.
imperfect & past participle Infixed ; present participle & verbal noun Infixing
  1. To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as, to infix a sting, spear, or dart. Shak.
    The fatal dart a ready passage found, And deep within her heart infixed the wound. Dryden.
  2. To implant or fix; to instill; to inculcate, as principles, thoughts, or instructions; as, to infix good principles in the mind, or ideas in the memory.
In"fix noun
  1. Something infixed. R. Welsford.

Webster 1913