Attach Definition

attached, attaches
attached, attaches
To fasten, secure, or join.
Attached the wires to the post.
American Heritage
To fasten by sticking, tying, etc.
Webster's New World
To be fastened or joined; adhere; belong.
The advantages that attach to wealth.
Webster's New World
To connect as an adjunct or associated condition or part.
Many major issues are attached to this legislation.
American Heritage
To make (a person or thing) part of; join.
He attached himself to us.
Webster's New World

Origin of Attach

  • Middle English attachen from Old French attachier alteration of estachier from estache stake of Germanic origin

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

  • From Old French atachier (French: attacher, Italian: attaccare, Spanish: atacar, Portuguese atacar).

    From Wiktionary

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