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English definition of “affix”

affix

verb [T]     /əˈfɪks/ formal
to fix one thing to another: She affixed a stamp to the envelope.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
(Definition of affix verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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