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Definition of Attach


  1. To bind, fasten, tie, or connect; to make fast or join; as, to attach one thing to another by a string, by glue, or the like.
  2. To connect; to place so as to belong; to assign by authority; to appoint; as, an officer is attached to a certain regiment, company, or ship.
  3. To win the heart of; to connect by ties of love or self-interest; to attract; to fasten or bind by moral influence; -- with to; as, attached to a friend; attaching others to us by wealth or flattery.
  4. To connect, in a figurative sense; to ascribe or attribute; to affix; -- with to; as, to attach great importance to a particular circumstance.
  5. To take, seize, or lay hold of.
  6. To take by legal authority: (a) To arrest by writ, and bring before a court, as to answer for a debt, or a contempt; -- applied to a taking of the person by a civil process; being now rarely used for the arrest of a criminal. (b) To seize or take (goods or real estate) by virtue of a writ or precept to hold the same to satisfy a judgment which may be rendered in the suit. See Attachment, 4.
  7. To adhere; to be attached.
  8. To come into legal operation in connection with anything; to vest; as, dower will attach.
  9. An attachment.

Attach Quotations

People's hearts are like wild animals. They attach their selves to those that love and train them.
Ali ibn Abi Talib

You see, it's never the environment; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.
Tony Robbins

In all natural disasters through time, man needs to attach meaning to tragedy, no matter how random and inexplicable the event is.
Nathaniel Philbrick

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots. I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris, I used to go out and riot occasionally.
John Foster Dulles

We do not hate as long as we still attach a lesser value, but only when we attach an equal or a greater value.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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Attach Translations

attach in Afrikaans is vasstel, vasmaak, bepaal
attach in Dutch is aanhechten
attach in French is attachent, appliquer, apposer, attachez, attachons
attach in Italian is legare saldamente, affigere, legamento
attach in Latin is subiungo
attach in Norwegian is tillegge, knytte
attach in Portuguese is anexo
attach in Spanish is aplicar, afirmar, liar, adjuntar, fijar, aocrrar
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