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by | Mar 28, 2022 | Branding, IT Services, IT Support, Quick Questions

ITSupportify Oh wow, its our new brand! So based on our subscription service we offer IT Support for businesses from a solo entrepreneur to medium sized enterprises.

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So the name?> IT Support + ify? We spent some time just looking at what we do, the brand and our vision is encompassed our mantra : IT Support lets get it done!

Definitions vary the Cambridge Dictionary -ify used to form verbs meaning to cause an increase in the stated quality; to become:

The term -ify has different meanings. The first is an internet slang acronym, according to Dictionary. This piece of slang stands for “I feel you,” according to Urban Dictionary, or occasionally, “I forgive you.” Most commonly, one would say “I feel you” as slang for “I understand,” or “I get it.” If someone is venting or complaining about work our school, a friend might say “IFY” via text to imply that they sympathize or empathize with them.

Where did the term IFY come from?

Regarding the suffix -ify, Longman English Dictionary states that this stems from the Old French suffix “-ifier.” This comes from the Latin “-ificare,” “-ficare,” and “-fy.” These suffixes create related words, like “liquefy” meaning “to turn into a liquid.” Here, the suffix “-fy” is used instead of “-ify,” but the same meaning is retained.

Etymologeek states that the Latin “-ficare” comes from the other Latin suffix “-ficus.” “-Ficus” was a Latin suffix that formed adjectives about bringing or making. For example, the word “amplifier” has the same root of “-ficare” and”-ficus.” Therefore, an “amplifier,” “amplifies,” or “increases the amplitude of” something. In short, an “amplifier” makes things louder.

The Free Dictionary states that “-ficare” may derive from the Latin verb “facere,” meaning “to make,” “to do,” “to accomplish,” or “to become.” 

The Latin Dictionary states that the main forms of the verb include facio, facerem feci, and factus. For example, the word “factor,” which according to Merriam-Webster is a thing that  contributes to a certain result, stems from the Latin word facere.

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