Append meaning

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To append is defined as to sign your name.

An example of something you can append is a letter.

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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.

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To add to the end of an existing structure.
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To add as a supplement or appendix.

Appended a list of errors to the report.

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To fix to; attach.

Append a charm to the bracelet.

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To attach or affix; add as a supplement or appendix.
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To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is suspended; as, a seal appended to a record; the inscription was appended to the column.
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To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex; as, notes appended to this chapter.
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(computing) To write more data to the end of a pre-existing file.
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(computing) An instance of writing more data to the end of an existing file.
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Origin of append

  • Latin appendere to hang upon ad- ad- pendere to hang (s)pen- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin appendere (“to hang up, suspend on, pay out”) via Old French apendre, appendre; from ad (“on, upon, against”) + pendere (“to suspend, hang”). Compare with Old English appenden, apenden (“to belong”), See also pendant.

    From Wiktionary