Meaning of ATTACHMENT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈtach-mənt ]


Date: 14th century

1. : a seizure by legal process ; also : the writ or precept commanding such seizure


a. : the state of being personally attached : fidelity

attachment to a cause

b. : affectionate regard

a deep attachment to nature

3. : a device attached to a machine or implement

4. : the physical connection by which one thing is attached to another

5. : the process of physically attaching

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.