-fy

a verbal suffix meaning "to make," "cause to be," "render" (simplify; beautify); "to become," "be made" (liquefy). The suffix was introduced into English in loan words from Old French (deify), but is also used in the formation of new words, usually on a Latin root (reify).
[ < OF -fier L -ficare to do, make]

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Universalium. 2010.

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