verb (used with object)

  1. to fix, fasten, or drive in: He infixed the fatal spear.
  2. to implant: to infix a habit.
  3. to instill (a fact, idea, etc.) in the mind or memory; impress.
  4. Grammar. to add as an infix.

verb (used without object)

  1. Grammar. (of a linguistic form) to admit an infix.


  1. 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)

  1. (tr) to fix firmly in
  2. (tr) to instil or inculcate
  3. grammar to insert (an affix) or (of an affix) to be inserted into the middle of a word

noun (ˈɪnˌfɪks)

  1. grammar an affix inserted into the middle of a word

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