Meaning of ATTACH in English
— attachable , adj. — attacher , n.
/euh tach"/ , v.t.
1. to fasten or affix; join; connect: to attach a photograph to an application with a staple.
2. to join in action or function; make part of: to attach oneself to a group.
3. Mil. to place on temporary duty with or in assistance to a military unit.
4. to include as a quality or condition of something: One proviso is attached to this legacy.
5. to assign or attribute: to attach significance to a gesture.
6. to bind by ties of affection or regard: You always attach yourself to people who end up hurting you.
7. Law. to take (persons or property) by legal authority.
8. Obs. to lay hold of; seize.
9. to adhere; pertain; belong (usually fol. by to or upon ): No blame attaches to him.
[ 1300-50; ME atachen atacher to seize, OF atachier to fasten, alter. of estachier to fasten with or to a stake, equiv. to estach ( e ) ( stakka STAKE) + -ier inf. suffix ]
Syn. 1. subjoin, append, add, annex.
Ant. 1. detach.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012