Definition of -fy in English:

-fy

Syllabification: -fy

suffix

  • 1(Added to nouns) forming verbs denoting making or producing: speechify
  • 1.1Denoting transformation or the process of making into: deify petrify
  • 2Forming verbs denoting the making of a state defined by an adjective: amplify falsify
  • 3Forming verbs expressing a causative sense: horrify

Origin

from French -fier, from Latin -ficare, -facere, from facere 'do, make'.

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