Definition of attached in English:


Syllabification: at·tached
Pronunciation: /əˈtaCHt


  • 1Joined or fastened to something: please complete the attached form
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    • Although the report was headlined as showing a ‘major explosion’ in racist sentiment, the attached documentation told a rather different story.
    • Due to public demand for the scheme, it has now been decided to collect textiles every week with recyclable materials once they are packed separately in clear plastic bags with a sticker attached.
    • A cheque for £85 is attached, to cover repairs.
  • 1.1(Of a building or room) adjacent to and typically connected with another building or room: a ground-floor bedroom with a bathroom attached
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    • A tall, balding man in grungy jeans and a black T-shirt came out of an attached room and grinned as he walked over to them.
    • He walked into the house's spacious attached garage.
    • I'm thinking about building a house that has an attached office to give me a little more separation between living and working space.
  • 2Full of affection or fondness: during his visit, Mark became increasingly attached to Tara
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    • In other words, women often get attached before their cognitive machinery is up and running at full throttle.
    • How reliably and lovingly caregivers behave determines how securely attached children become.
    • It's weird how attached you can get to an inanimate collection of metal and plastic, isn't it?
    fond of, devoted to
    informal mad about, crazy about
  • 3 (attached to) (Of a person) appointed to an organization or group for special or temporary duties: he was attached to military intelligence
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    • While he was attached as medical officer to a mounted infantry brigade, a party came under heavy fire by the Boer.
    • From there he went to the Scripps Institute of Oceanography at La Jolla, southern California, to which he was attached for the rest of his life.
    • He was attached as a mechanic to the artillery division of the 1st U.S. Cavalry in Iraq.
  • 3.1(Of an organization or body) affiliated to another larger organization or body: a public relations agency attached to the university

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