Dictionary.com

attached

[ uh-tacht ]
/ əˈtætʃt /
Save This Word!

adjective

joined; connected; bound.
having a wall in common with another building (opposed to detached): an attached house.
Zoology. permanently fixed to the substratum; sessile.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!

Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of attached

First recorded in 1545–55; attach + -ed2
non·at·tached, adjectiveo·ver·at·tached, adjectivewell-at·tached, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for attached

attached
/ (əˈtætʃt) /

adjective

(foll by to) fond (of); full of regard (for)he was very attached to the old lady
married, engaged, or associated in an exclusive sexual relationshipit's no good dancing with her, she's already attached
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Get Online Help For Kids!