at·​tached | \ ə-ˈtacht How to pronounce attached (audio) \

Definition of attached

1 : connected or joined to something see the attached document a house with an attached garage
2 : emotionally connected : having strong feelings of affection or connection These are happy and well-adjusted children who are very attached to their adoptive family.— Micky Duxbury
3 : permanently fixed when adult attached barnacles

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Examples of attached in a Sentence

Please fill out the attached application. Please see the document attached. The house has an attached garage. We both became very attached to the cat.
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Recent Examples on the Web But addressing such grand questions required that the scientists’ subjects remain attached to their tags and within range of the island’s receivers. New York Times, "Skip to site index," 12 Jan. 2021 Car enthusiasts will appreciate the attached three-car garage. cleveland, "Tristan Thompson lists lakefront home in Bratenahl for $3.25M: House of the Week (exclusive photos)," 22 Jan. 2021 The seats come with attached seat belts and are completely adjustable to fit dolls of all shapes and sizes, while fun surprises in the back include a pool and dance floor that emerges from the trunk. Isabelle Kagan, USA TODAY, "17 super popular toys you can buy at Walmart right now," 12 Jan. 2021 Delinquent fees stay attached to the property, not necessarily who incurred them. Eric Dexheimer,, "30 years on, Texas colonia residents billed for service they never received," 24 Dec. 2020 An attached garage with high ceilings can be used by artist, woodworker or car collector, or for recreation. oregonlive, "On the market: Portland homes for sale with the top 10 trends for 2021," 21 Dec. 2020 Johnson, who remains at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, performed the Gator-chomp hand gesture to end the video while an IV tube remained attached to his right forearm. Iliana Limón Romero,, "Gators star Keyontae Johnson posts video thanking fans, medical staff," 18 Dec. 2020 There at least some corporate leaders out there who are revolutionizing their business strategies for the better in the midst of the COVID pandemic while becoming more attached to their workforces despite not even being in the same offices. Sy Mukherjee, Fortune, "What leaders can learn from a global pandemic," 3 Dec. 2020 The council voted 4-3 to deny a resident’s request to operate a fitness gym out of the attached garage at his home at 16th and Lincoln Street. Karen Caffarini,, "Hobart increases charges for ambulance runs, EMS services," 19 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of attached

1734, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of attached was in 1734

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14 Feb 2021

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“Attached.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of attached

: connected or joined to something
: emotionally connected : having strong feelings of affection

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