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affix (one's) signature to (something)

To sign one's name to something, such as a document. Jason reads every contract thoroughly before affixing his signature to the bottom of it. Once you affix your signature to this last document, you'll be the owner of a brand-new car!
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affix (something) to (something)

To stick or fasten something on another object. Please affix stamps to these envelopes and then drop them in the mailbox.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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P[a.bar]nini avoids similar situations of the mutual dependence of stem and affix by stating the relevant rules in the asiddhavat section headed by A.
An explication for this is found in the concept whole word access (Hay and Baayen 2002: 204, 2003: 102-4), which explains that, in cases where the derived word is more frequent than its base, the speaker tends to see the formation as an indecomposable entity, which may ultimately contribute to the unproductivity of the affix. In this case, figures are obtained by dividing the frequency of the derived word by the frequency of its lexical base, that is, an inversely proportional operation such that the lower the results, the higher the productivity.
If an affix is even minimally productive, new types will be encountered: the value of V may only increase as N increases--mathematically it is a nondecreasing monotonic function.
The borrowing of forms and, thus, affixes, that took place from the 17th century plays a central role in the development of the English language and a consequence of this is the emergence of both native and non-native competing (rival) affixes (Riddle 1985: 452-455; Lieber 2004: 44; Bauer 2009: 189; Kaunisto 2009; Diaz-Negrillo 2017: 119).
The requirement to collect PST on Affixed Machinery is explained in PST Bulletin 315 - Rentals and Leases of Goods, which states:
Frequency (Freq.), Neighbourhood size (NS), Letter lenght (LL), Family Size (FS), Base Frequency (BF), Affix productivity (AP).
They can type labels or affix adhesive labels, they can print up your one- or two-page letter and send it out with your state or local letterhead reproduced in one color, and of course they'll enclose membership information, continuing education updates and news of your forthcoming meetings, if that's appropriate.
Some say that the bromides must be used in order to affix the chemical to the backing of an upholstered furniture fabric.
Lab technicians, nurses, and office staff members can affix the self-adhesive MediTape Reports to patient charts for a reliable, permanent record.
In most cases, a signer can then affix a signature with the same medium.
Aastrom Biosciences, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, announced it has obtained approval to affix the CE Mark to the final components of the AastromReplicell Cell Production System CB-I Therapy Kit for the production of cord blood cells used in stem cell therapy.
To enter, the recipient must find these stickers and affix them to the entry form.
LAKKI MARWAT -- The local administration has started a campaign to affix reflectors on the donkey, horse carts and auto-rickshaws to prevent nighttime road accidents.
The device can be affixed with magnets or sucking cups (in case of plastic-based ships or boats), but a rope that is paid out of the case enables the diver to secure the mine to a shaft should need be.
Words their way; word sorts for syllables and affixes spellers, 2d ed.