verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby attach
Origin of attach
OTHER WORDS FROM attach
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH attachattach attaché
Definition for attaches (2 of 2)
Origin of attaché
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH attachéattach attaché
Examples from the Web for attaches
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 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
More seriously: Carney attaches large significance to differences between PACs and the 527 group, Club for Growth.
Square makes a small cube that attaches to tablets and mobile phones and becomes a credit-card swipe system.What Market Panic? Halcyon Days for Silicon Valley|Zachary Karabell|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of the assassins reaches out and attaches a magnetic bomb to the side of the car.
He assigns to the intellect a sufficient field for exercise, but attaches more value to its efforts than to its attainments.Robert Browning|Edward Dowden
Beard, who attaches importance to the persistence of a cyclical period in gestation, calls it the muffled striking of the clock.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
It attaches itself more or less to all people as they journey through life.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
"You see for yourselves what importance Donna Adele attaches to this trifle," he said, in deep tones.Pietro Ghisleri|F. (Francis) Marion Crawford
It is impossible for any right mind to escape the impression of solemn responsibility which attaches to our decision.
British Dictionary definitions for attaches (1 of 2)
Word Origin for attaché
British Dictionary definitions for attaches (2 of 2)
verb (mainly tr)
Derived forms of attachattachable, adjectiveattacher, noun
Word Origin for attach
Culture definitions for attaches
A diplomatic officer attached to an embassy or consulate. Most attachés have specialties, such as military attachés, cultural attachés, economic attachés, and so forth.
notes for attaché
Idioms and Phrases with attaches
see no strings attached.