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affix one's signature to something

to sign one's name on something. I affixed my signature to each of the documents.
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affix something to someone or something

to fasten or attach something to someone or something. Please affix these tags to your luggage.
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The affixal argument must normally be coindexed with a base argument that is compatible with its conditions.
On the other hand, no affixal adjective has been found in the corpus that displays the following lexical functions: OF('X') 'origin', FOR('X') 'purpose', WITH('X') 'possession', POSS('X') 'possible', PL('X') 'plural', SING('X') 'singular', NEG('X') 'negation', POS('X') 'positive' and AUGM('X') 'augmentative'.
In fact, in <-na>, /n/ occurs in the onset position of an affixal string followed by a vowel which fills the nucleus position.
Tottie further distinguishes between non-affixal and affixal negation.
Structural and Junctional aspects of morphological recursivity: Old English affixal adjectives.
Murk's analysis in which the syllable structure of the actual stem of a genitive or partitive form conditions affixal allomorphy.
Within these, three quarters are compounds and the other quarter consists of affixal nouns.
Classes are identified by prosodic contrasts between pairs of diagnostic word forms, rather than by affixal patterns.
q] also operates on the affixal position, interchanging this with the first clement of the sentence, that is, the subject.
The most serious criticism of the affix-stripping hypothesis concerns the fact that a mere listing of affixal conjunctions it presupposes fails to express word-formation rules governing the order of application of affixes, phonological and orthographic interactions between roots and affixes, as well as restrictions upon conjunctions.
The three affixal constructions represented in (1) are, between them, associated with two different cophonologies.
Compounds contrast with affixal derivatives in this regard: the addition of a suffix can cause a change in gender, with a resulting change in the mutation of a modifying adjective.
The most intricate nonconcatenative pattern is found in 1 [right arrow] 2 forms where complex reduplication of affixal material happens.
Unstressed ones can be free clitics, integrating into a PPh, internal clitics, integrating into a PWd, or affixal clitics, where they are kind of adjuncts to prosodic words.
This contrasts with decompositional approaches in which individual morphosyntactic properties (such as past tense, gender, and so on) are associated with affixal material in (sub-)lexical entries.