English Grammar: Suffix

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Definition:

Suffixes are groups of letters placed after a word to modify its meaning or change it into a different word group, from an adjective to an adverb, etc.

EG: gladly (the suffix -ly changes the word from an adjective to an adverb)

approached (the suffix -ed changes the verb from the present to the past)

See Also:

Prefix; Affix; Morpheme; Inflection

Category:

Prefixes & Suffixes

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