What does attachment mean?

Definitions for attachment
əˈtætʃ məntat·tach·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word attachment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attachment, fond regard(noun)

    a feeling of affection for a person or an institution

  2. attachment(noun)

    a supplementary part or accessory

  3. attachment(noun)

    a writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding

  4. attachment, bond(noun)

    a connection that fastens things together

  5. attachment, adherence, adhesion(noun)

    faithful support for a cause or political party or religion

    "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive"

  6. attachment, affixation(noun)

    the act of attaching or affixing something

  7. fastening, attachment(noun)

    the act of fastening things together


  1. attachment(Noun)

    A strong bonding towards or with.

    I have such an attachment towards my fiancu00E9!

    Etymology: attachement,

  2. attachment(Noun)

    A dependence, especially a strong one.

    Etymology: attachement,

  3. attachment(Noun)

    A device attached to a piece of equipment or a tool.

    Etymology: attachement,

  4. attachment(Noun)

    The process or means by which something is physically attached.

    Etymology: attachement,

  5. attachment(Noun)

    A file sent along with an email.

    Etymology: attachement,

  6. attachment(Noun)

    Taking a person's property to satisfy a court-ordered debt.

    attachment of earnings

    Etymology: attachement,

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attachment(noun)

    the act attaching, or state of being attached; close adherence or affection; fidelity; regard; an/ passion of affection that binds a person; as, an attachment to a friend, or to a party

  2. Attachment(noun)

    that by which one thing is attached to another; connection; as, to cut the attachments of a muscle

  3. Attachment(noun)

    something attached; some adjunct attached to an instrument, machine, or other object; as, a sewing machine attachment (i. e., a device attached to a sewing machine to enable it to do special work, as tucking, etc.)

  4. Attachment(noun)

    a seizure or taking into custody by virtue of a legal process

  5. Attachment(noun)

    the writ or percept commanding such seizure or taking

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. attachment

    See attach.

How to pronounce attachment?

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How to say attachment in sign language?

  1. attachment


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attachment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attachment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of attachment in a Sentence

  1. Michelle Cho:

    The more time fans spend thinking about all of the different elements that go into the group that they're interested in, the stronger that attachment will be, i think it's a really potent mix, you're not just a casual fan of BTS, you have to be initiated into their world and then you get sucked in.

  2. Cox Communications President Patrick Esser:

    We are already seeing early signs. .... Poll attachment fees go up, already seeing new classification of taxes, my legal costs are going up, my customer pays for that. I don't think Cox Communications's needed.

  3. James Scott:

    A single spear-phishing email carrying a slightly altered malware can bypass multi-million dollar enterprise security solutions if an adversary deceives a cyber-hygienically apathetic employee into opening the attachment or clicking a malicious link and thereby compromising the entire network.

  4. James Lin:

    Any kind of bidet, whether it’s a $30 attachment or a high-end toilet, is going to reduce your toilet paper use by at least 75 percent. Instead of wiping five times, you only need to wipe yourself once to dry yourself off.

  5. C. C. Colton:

    The reason why great men meet with so little pity or attachment in adversity, would seem to be this: the friends of a great man were made by his fortune, his enemies by himself, and revenge is a much more punctual paymaster than gratitude.

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  • إلحاق, ملحقArabic
  • привързаност, приложение, вярностBulgarian
  • ychwanegiadWelsh
  • Anlage, AnhangGerman
  • εξάρτηση, προσάρτηση, επισύναψη, εξάρτημα, αφοσίωση, κατάσχεσηGreek
  • apego, archivo adjunto, cariño, ejecución, aficiónSpanish
  • kaasatud failEstonian
  • ضمیمهPersian
  • riippuvuus, liite, kiintymys, kiinnitys, lisälaite, liitetiedosto, kiinnike, lisävaruste, ulosotto, kiinnekohtaFinnish
  • pièce jointeFrench
  • astúIrish
  • tlachdScottish Gaelic
  • ragaszkodás, melléklet, csatolmány, tartozékHungarian
  • կցորդArmenian
  • atachuroIdo
  • allegato, legameItalian
  • 添付ファイルJapanese
  • vedleggNorwegian
  • beslaglegging, bijlage, attachment, gehechtheidDutch
  • vedleggNorwegian Nynorsk
  • utlegg, ta utlegg iNorwegian
  • przywiązanie, załącznikPolish
  • anexoPortuguese
  • atașare, atașamentRomanian
  • привязанность, вложение, присоединение, крепление, прикрепление, приспособление, приставка, верность, преданностьRussian
  • bilagaSwedish
  • Chinese

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