Suffix in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Suffix

certain common endings to words that change the meanings or parts of speech of the words

Examples of Suffix in a sentence

Adding the suffix “tion” to the word “operate,” changes the word from a verb to a noun. 🔊

When I was trying to figure out the meaning of the word, I realized that I knew the suffix of the word which helped me determine the full meaning. 🔊

After studying affixes, Ms. Smith assigned her students to circle the suffix at the end of each word. 🔊

It was difficult to understand the word the speaker just said since her voice trailed off when she said the suffix of the last word.  🔊

Before writing the rest of the word on my spelling test, the child remembered to remove a letter prior to adding the suffix.  🔊

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