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Definition of Attaching
AttachingAttach At*tach", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Attached; p. pr. & vb.
n. Attaching.] [OF. atachier, F. attacher, to tie or
fasten: cf. Celt. tac, tach, nail, E. tack a small nail, tack
to fasten. Cf. Attack, and see Tack.]
1. To bind, fasten, tie, or connect; to make fast or join;
as, to attach one thing to another by a string, by glue,
or the like.
The shoulder blade is . . . attached only to the
A huge stone to which the cable was attached.
2. To connect; to place so as to belong; to assign by
authority; to appoint; as, an officer is attached to a
certain regiment, company, or ship.
3. To win the heart of; to connect by ties of love or
self-interest; to attract; to fasten or bind by moral
influence; -- with to; as, attached to a friend; attaching
others to us by wealth or flattery.
Incapable of attaching a sensible man. --Miss
God . . . by various ties attaches man to man.
4. To connect, in a figurative sense; to ascribe or
attribute; to affix; -- with to; as, to attach great
importance to a particular circumstance.
Top this treasure a curse is attached. --Bayard
5. To take, seize, or lay hold of. [Obs.] --Shak.
6. To take by legal authority:
(a) To arrest by writ, and bring before a court, as to
answer for a debt, or a contempt; -- applied to a
taking of the person by a civil process; being now
rarely used for the arrest of a criminal.
(b) To seize or take (goods or real estate) by virtue of a
writ or precept to hold the same to satisfy a judgment
which may be rendered in the suit. See Attachment,
The earl marshal attached Gloucester for high
treason. --Miss Yonge.
Attached column (Arch.), a column engaged in a wall, so
that only a part of its circumference projects from it.
Syn: To affix; bind; tie; fasten; connect; conjoin; subjoin;
annex; append; win; gain over; conciliate.
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