verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of attach
Examples from the Web for attachable
Similar indicator ribbons are attachable to the back gage for screw, cable, chain, and metal tape movements.Paper-Cutting Machines|Niel, Jr., Gray
His bonhommie, his gentle and attachable nature do not allow it.A Trip to Cuba|Julia Ward Howe
Sibbald prints it as a K, a letter without any attachable meaning.Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1|James Y. Simpson
A special Corps of Pioneers, attachable to any unit which might need them, had been organized to handle this novel weapon.Raemaekers' Cartoon History of the War, Volume 1|Louis Raemaekers
Taxis and fiacres flew flags and bunting from all attachable places."And they thought we wouldn't fight"|Floyd Gibbons
British Dictionary definitions for attachable
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for attach
Word Origin and History for attachable (1 of 2)
mid-14c. (mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), "to take or seize (property or goods) by law," a legal term, from Old French atachier (11c.), earlier estachier "to attach, fix; stake up, support" (Modern French attacher, also cf. Italian attaccare), perhaps from a- "to" + Frankish *stakon "a post, stake" or a similar Germanic word (see stake (n.)). Meaning "to fasten, affix, connect" is from c.1400. Related: Attached; attaching.
Idioms and Phrases with attachable
see no strings attached.