To arrest, seize.
To fasten, to join to (literally and figuratively).
You need to attach the carabiner to your harness.
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To add is to increase by adjoining or uniting: in distinction from multiply, which is to increase by repeating. To augment a thing is to increase it by any means, but this word is seldom used directly of material objects; we do not augment a house, a farm, a nation, etc. We may enlarge a house, a farm, or an empire, extend influence or dominion, augment riches, power or influence, attach or annex a building to one that it adjoins or papers to the document they refer to, annex a clause or a codicil, affix a seal or a signature, annex a territory, attach a condition to a promise. A speaker may amplify a discourse by a fuller treatment throughout than was originally planned, or he may append or subjoin certain remarks without change of what has gone before. We cast up or sum up an account, though add up and make up are now more usual expressions.
Other items are to be added to the account.
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cause to be attached
be attached; be in contact with
"The spider's thread attached to the window sill"
bind, tie, attach, bondverb
create social or emotional ties
"The grandparents want to bond with the child"
confiscate, connect, draw together, tie down, stick, hold fast, marry, sequester, obligate, stick to, truss, tie, draw, hold, tie up, impound, wed, splice, link, bind, bandage, constipate, bring together, adhere, link up, seize, oblige, bond
impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seizeverb
take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
"The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
clutch, get hold of, tie, set apart, arrogate, sequester, capture, withdraw, prehend, seclude, isolate, impound, assume, pound, keep apart, conquer, usurp, bind, grab, sequestrate, confiscate, take over, seize, appropriate, bond
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How to use attach in a sentence?
If we lose our capacity to write about our emotions, we might as well attach to science.
I have an idea that some men are born out of their due place. Accident has cast them amid certain surroundings, but they have always a nostalgia for a home they know not. They are strangers at their birthplace, and the leafy lanes they have known from childhood or the populous streets in which they have played, remain but a place of passage. They may spend their whole lives aliens among their kindred and remain aloof among the only scenes they have ever knows. Perhaps it is this sense of strangeness that sends men far and wide in the search for something permanent, to which they may attach themselves. Perhaps some deep-rooted atavism urges the wanderer back to lands which his ancestors left in the dim beginnings of history. Sometimes a man hits upon a place to which he mysteriously feels that he belongs. Here is the home he sought, and he will settle amid scenes that he has never seen before, among men he has never known, as though they were familiar to him from his birth. Here at last he finds rest.
Imagine your nose growing up your face, three feet behind your head, then turning around to attach above your eyes. Parasaurolophus breathed through eight feet of pipe before oxygen ever reached its head.
Attach yourself to those who advise you rather than praise you.
If we have that discussion, if we're going to offer grants to states to pass red flag laws, we ought to attach to those grants very strict guidelines in terms of due process.
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- ربط, يربطArabic
- закрепвам, прикрепвамBulgarian
- přiložit, přichytit se, připevnit, připojitCzech
- επισυνάπτω, συνδέωGreek
- adjuntar, anexarSpanish
- संलग्न करेंHindi
- tacheHaitian Creole
- kapcsol, csatolni, csatolHungarian
- allegare, legareItalian
- 添付, 付けるJapanese
- illigō, adiciō, nectō, applicō, attachLatin
- whakarapa, whakapiri, whakapiripiri, whakamauMāori
- hechten, vastmakenDutch
- atasat, atașa, anexatRomanian
- задержать, задерживать, прикрепить, прикреплятьRussian
- vidfoga, bifoga, fästa, sätta fastSwedish
- منسلک کریںUrdu
- Đính kèmVietnamese
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