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Definition of "attach" []

  • To fasten, secure, or join: attached the wires to the post. (verb-transitive)
  • To connect as an adjunct or associated condition or part: Many major issues are attached to this legislation. (verb-transitive)
  • To affix or append; add: attached several riders to the document. (verb-transitive)
  • To ascribe or assign: attached no significance to the threat. (verb-transitive)
  • To bind by emotional ties, as of affection or loyalty: I am attached to my family. (verb-transitive)
  • To join, fasten, or connect (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To become associated with or join, as in a business or other venture (verb)
  • To be inherent (in) or connected (with) (verb)
  • To attribute or ascribe (verb)
  • To include or append, esp as a condition (verb)
  • To place on temporary duty with another unit (verb)
  • To put (a member of an organization) to work in a different unit or agency, either with an expectation of reverting to, or while retaining some part of, the original working arrangement (verb)
  • To appoint officially (verb)
  • To arrest or take (a person, property, etc) with lawful authority (verb)
  • To seize (verb)

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Use "attach" in a sentence
  • "A person without health insurance having a heart attach is just like a person without auto insurance causing an accident."
  • "David Schwartz: A person without health insurance having a heart attach is just like a person without auto insurance causing an accident."
  • "You mean the one where he refuses to engage in attach ads against a fellow democrat?"