at·​tached ə-ˈtacht How to pronounce attached (audio)
: connected or joined to something
see the attached document
a house with an attached garage
: 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
: permanently fixed when adult
attached barnacles

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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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Attached.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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