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affix (one's) signature to

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

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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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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More specific processing factors involved in the limits of syntagmatic extension of affixation, such as semantic transparency, affixal salience, expectedness of the affixal combination and the pattern character of the combination, are discussed in section 3.1.
The two word-formation processes that take part in the formation of adjectives in Old English are both of an affixal nature: prefixation and suffixation.
(55) lokk-a-n go-PT-1EXCL 'I run.' (56) a- lcps-a- n 1-3NSGA-beat-PT-1EXCL 'They beat me.' (57) lcps-u- n beat- 3O- 1EXCL I beat him.' In fact, in <-na>, /n/ occurs in the onset position of an affixal string followed by a vowel which fills the nucleus position.
** Affixal negation, or morphological negation (Givon, English 202): this type of negation is marked by the presence of a negative affix.
Affixal negation in English and other languages: An investigation of restricted productivity (Supplement to Word 20.2, Monograph 5).
AFFIXAL NEGATION AS A GRAMMATICALIZATION OF THE LEXICON
by looking at the distribution of affixal inflection and irregular past separately.
This work aims at filling this gap by carrying out a complete analysis of the category, status and patterns of the bases of derivation of Old English affixal nouns.
Affixal variation is limited even within the grammatical cases, as only the partitive and the genitive plural endings in table 4 have multiple realizations, and even this variation is partly conditioned by metrical and phonological factors.
However, even Nichols (1986: 87), whose principle of "Headward Migration" posits a one-way path of development in the movement of affixal morphology from dependent to head, allows that "[r]eversal of the headward-migration principle can only occur because of boundaryshifts." The pause phenomena examined in this article may well represent the first stage of such a boundary shift in Dalabon.
The productivity of the verbal predicates is analyzed in terms of their combinatorial possibilities with prefixes, which in this work are considered affixal predicates, as postulated by Mairal and Cortes (2002).
Gonzalez Torres, Elisa 2009: Affixal Nouns in Old English: Morphological Description, Multiple Bases and Recursivity.
In Indo-European languages, classes are predominantly marked by affixal variation, while inflectional stems tend to be relatively constant.
The question formation rule [T.sub.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.