Meaning of ATTACH in English
/ əˈtætʃ; NAmE / verb
[ vn ] attach sth (to sth) to fasten or join one thing to another :
Attach the coupon to the front of your letter.
I attach a copy of my notes for your information.
I attach a copy of the spreadsheet (= send it with an email) .
( figurative )
They have attached a number of conditions to the agreement (= said that the conditions must be part of the agreement) .
[ vn ] attach importance, significance, value, weight, etc. (to sth) to believe that sth is important or worth thinking about :
I attach great importance to this research.
[ vn ] attach yourself to sb to join sb for a time, sometimes when you are not welcome or have not been invited :
He attached himself to me at the party and I couldn't get rid of him.
attach to sb/sth ( formal ) to be connected with sb/sth; to connect sth to sth :
[ v ]
No one is suggesting that any health risks attach to this product.
No blame attaches to you.
[ vn ]
This does not attach any blame to you.
Middle English (in the sense seize by legal authority ): from Old French atachier or estachier fasten, fix, based on an element of Germanic origin related to stake post ; compare with attack .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005