Definition for PRE-FIX'

PRE-FIX', v.t. [L. præfigo; præ, before, and figo, to fix.]

  1. To put or fix before, or at the beginning of another thing; as, to prefix a syllable to a word; to prefix an advertisement to a book; or an epithet to a title.
  2. To set or appoint beforehand; as, to prefix the hour of meeting. A time prefix, and think of me at last. – Sandys.
  3. To settle; to establish. I would prefix some certain boundary between the old statutes and the new. – Hale.

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