verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of attach
OTHER WORDS FROM attach
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH attachattach , attaché
Example sentences from the Web for attach
In mid-October, scientists managed to trap a few hornets in the wild, and then use dental floss to attach radio trackers to the captured specimens.
Elin arrived with the latches she’d bought for the project, and Adams brought along his drill and attached them.Why this Virginia man spent days making an Alzheimer’s ‘busy box’ for a stranger|Cathy Free|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
The bathrooms are outhouses, and the makeshift shower consists of a plastic bucket attached to a pulley system.Ease into Winter with Backcountry-Approved Comfort Food|Christina Bernstein|November 12, 2020|Outside Online
Furthermore, a “difficult” child can change because of a warm, strongly attached parenting style.Why one child can be more ‘difficult’ than another|Meghan Leahy|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
In this case, that mRNA holds the genetic instructions for making the coronavirus’ spike protein, which helps the virus attach to and enter host cells.Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective, preliminary trial data show|Erin Garcia de Jesus|November 9, 2020|Science News
Once a month he attaches a device to his chest, clamps metal bracelets on his wrists, and hooks the whole thing up to a telephone.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He recruits military officers and dispatches them abroad under the cover of embassy attaches.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the case of a purely electric car like the expensive Tesla Model S, a $7,500 tax credit attaches to each purchase.
The opposition party always attaches strings and conditions and so forth, but they obey the will of the people.
He attaches a large lock to the door and snaps it shut, locking us in the cell.As Californians Weigh Proposition 34, a Look at Life on Death Row|Christine Pelisek|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To the choice of this motto attaches a history in which a certain Sergius Rachinsky played a part.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Lucian attaches an intelligible meaning to these flippant expletives, and represents Socrates as justifying their use.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
To doubt, for many people, is to dread the trouble of examining things to which one attaches but little interest.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
A sentiment attaches to Armagh, but Dublin was much more really important.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
Of buildings to which historic interest attaches, there are the Merchant Venturers' almshouses , adjoining their hall.
British Dictionary definitions for attach
verb (mainly tr)
Derived forms of attachattachable, adjectiveattacher, noun
Word Origin for attach
Idioms and Phrases with attach
see no strings attached.