HyperDic: attach

English > 5 senses of the word attach:
VERBcontactattachcause to be attached
contactattachbe attached
contactattachbecome attached
socialattach, bind, tie, bondcreate social or emotional ties
possessionattach, impound, sequester, confiscate, seizetake temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
attach > pronunciation
Soundsahtae'ch
Rhymesbatch ... thatch / Thatch: 16 rhymes with aech...
English > attach: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCause to be attached.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Cause toattachBecome attached
Narroweraffix, stick onattach to
affixattach or become attached to a stem word
append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang onFix to
append, add on, supplement, affixadd to the very end
bellattach a bell to
bindmake fast
clipattach with a clip
couple, couple on, couple uplink together
fasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
fastenattach to
fixate, fixmake fixed, stable or stationary
glue, pastejoin or attach with or as if with glue
harness, tackleput a harness
hingeattach with a hinge
hitch, catchTo hook or entangle
hook upConnect or link
insert, infix, enter, introduceput or introduce into something
limber, limber upattach the limber
mountattach to a support
nailattach something somewhere by means of nails
peg, peg downFasten or secure with a wooden pin
pin down, pin upattach with or as if with a pin
ring, bandattach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
saddleput a saddle on
tag, label, markattach a tag or label to
tapeFasten or attach with tape
tetherTie with a tether
yokeput a yoke on or join with a yoke
yoke, linklink with or as with a yoke
Broaderconnect, link, tie, link upConnect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
OppositedetachCause to become detached or separated
Spanishadjuntar, unir
Catalanadjuntar, fermar, subjectar
Adjectivesattachablecapable of being fastened or added to something else
Nounsattachmentthe act of fastening things together
attachmentthe act of attaching or affixing something
English > attach: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBe attached; be in contact with.
PatternSomething ----s
Narrowerleech ontoadmire / admire boundlessly and follow around
Broadertouch, adjoin, meet, contactBe in direct physical contact with
See alsoattach tobe part of
Spanishadherirse, engancharse, sujetarse
Catalanadherir-se, enganxar-se, subjectar-se, tocar
Adjectivesattachablecapable of being fastened or added to something else
Nounsattachmenta connection that fastens things together
English > attach: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningBecome attached.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Something ----s to somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The spider's thread attached to the window sill"
Caused byattachCause to be attached
Entailed bycling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohereCome or be in close contact with
Narroweradhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick tostick / stick to firmly
agglutinatestring together (morphemes in an agglutinating language)
fastenBecome fixed or fastened
implantBecome attached to and embedded in the uterus
spatBecome permanently attached
Broaderjoin, conjoinmake contact or come together
See alsoattach tobe present or associated with an event or entity
Oppositedetach, come off, come awayCome to be detached
Spanishadherirse, enganchar, pegar, sujetarse
Catalanadherir-se, enganxar, fermar, subjectar-se
Adjectivesattachablecapable of being fastened or added to something else
Nounsattachmenta connection that fastens things together
English > attach: 5 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningcreate social or emotional ties.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymsbind, tie, bond
NarrowerbefriendBecome friends with
fixateattach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way
BroaderrelateHave or establish a relationship to
Nounsattachmentfaithful support for a cause or political party or religion
attachmenta feeling of affection for a person or an institution
English > attach: 5 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningTake temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsimpound, sequester, confiscate, seize
NarrowercondemnAppropriate (property) for public use
distrainconfiscate by distress
garnishee, garnishTake a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support
BroadertakeTake into one's possession
Similar tosequesterrequisition forcibly, as of enemy property
Spanishapoderar, capturar, confiscar, decomisar, embargar, incautarse, incautar, intervenir, secuestrar
Catalanapoderar, capturar, comissar, confiscar, decomissar, embargar, incautar, intervenir
Nounsattachmenta writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding

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