verb (used with object)
- to fix, fasten, or drive in: He infixed the fatal spear.
- to implant: to infix a habit.
- to instill (a fact, idea, etc.) in the mind or memory; impress.
- Grammar. to add as an infix.
verb (used without object)
- Grammar. (of a linguistic form) to admit an infix.
- Grammar. an affix that is inserted within the body of the element to which it is added, as Latin m in accumbō “I lie down,” as compared with accubuī “I lay down.”
verb (ɪnˈfɪks, ˈɪnˌfɪks)
- (tr) to fix firmly in
- (tr) to instil or inculcate
- grammar to insert (an affix) or (of an affix) to be inserted into the middle of a word
- grammar an affix inserted into the middle of a word