|Origin:||atachier, estachier, from estache 'sharp post'|
at‧tach S2 W2
to fasten or connect one object to another [= fix]
attach something to something
Attach a recent photograph to your application form.
a small battery attached to a little loudspeaker
the attached form/cheque/leaflet etc
Please fill in and return the attached reply slip.
to like someone or something very much, because you have known them or had them for a long time:
It's easy to become attached to the children you work with.
to believe that something is important:
People attach too much importance to economic forecasts.
4 [intransitive and transitive]
if blame attaches or is attached to someone, they are responsible for something bad that happens:
No blame can be attached to Roy for the incident.
5 [intransitive and transitive]
if a quality, feeling, idea etc attaches or is attached to a person, thing, or event, it is connected with them
It's easy to let the emotions attached to one situation spill over into others.
to work for part of a particular organization, especially for a short period of time:
He was attached to the foreign affairs department of a Japanese newspaper.
to be part of a bigger organization:
The Food Ministry is attached to the Ministry of Agriculture.
to connect a document or file to an email so that you can send them together
to join someone and spend a lot of time with them, often without being invited or welcome:
A young man from Canada had attached himself to Sam.
to allow something to happen, but only if someone agrees to do a particular thing or accept a particular idea:
When approving a merger, the commission can attach conditions.
to think of or describe someone or something as being a particular thing, especially in a very general way :
You can't really attach a label to this type of art.