- To append is defined as to sign your name.
An example of something you can append is a letter.
- The definition of append is to make an addition to something by attachment.
An example of something you can append is a supplementary piece of documentation to your mortgage paperwork.
append definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English appenden ; from Old French apendre ; from Classical Latin appendere ; from ad-, to plush pendere, hang: see spin
append definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb ap·pend·ed, ap·pend·ing, ap·pends
- To add as a supplement or appendix: appended a list of errors to the report.
- To fix to; attach: append a charm to the bracelet.
Origin: Latin appendere, to hang upon : ad-, ad- + pendere, to hang; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.
append - Computer Definition
To add to the end of an existing structure.