Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "attached" []

  • Architecture Joined to or by a wall, especially by sharing a wall with another building; not freestanding: a block of attached houses. (adjective)
  • Biology Living in a permanently fixed state in the adult stage, as the barnacle. (adjective)

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.

Use "attached" in a sentence
  • "The populist politics of discontent were later to be identified as Poujadism, a term attached to a short-lived revolt of the petite bourgeoisie against the stifling bureaucracy of France's Fourth Republic, and led by shopkeeper Pierre Poujade in 1953."
  • "The UPC codes, respectively 5105803094 and 5105803095, can be found with the model number on a label attached to the gear box, near the left wheel in the rear."
  • "Turn the quilt over and look for a label attached by the quilter."