verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of attach
Synonyms for attach
Antonyms for attach
Examples from the Web for reattached
Historical Examples of reattached
It felt like I'd amputated part of myself and it had been reattached.Little Brother
That is to say, they are not merely detachable; they might be reattached to almost any number of other stories.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1
Rightly translated, it is: “Also when he desired the bonnet-sail to be reattached to the sail, he showed three fires.”The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXXIII, 1519-1522
When they had made everything strong and secure, they went to the top of the comb and reattached it to the ceiling of the hive.The Dawn of Reason
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for attach
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.
see no strings attached.