Definitions for: Infix


[n] an affix that is inserted inside the word
[v] attach a morpheme into a stem word
[v] put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"



Webster (1913) Definition: In*fix", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Infixed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Infixing.] [L. infixus, p. p of infigere to infix; pref.
in- in + figere to fix: cf. F. infixer. See Fix.]
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, n.
Something infixed. [R.] --Welsford.

Synonyms: enter, insert, introduce

See Also: affix, affix, attach, cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, connect, embed, engraft, graft, imbed, implant, input, instil, instill, intubate, penetrate, plant, plug in, sandwich, transplant

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