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.
Recent Examples on the Web The fire was in an attached garage at 43 Far Hills Drive, Lt. Rodney Williams said. Christine Dempsey, Hartford Courant, 12 Apr. 2022 The attached heated garage can accommodate four vehicles. cleveland, 8 Apr. 2022 Located on a cul-de-sac, the house has 4 ½ bathrooms, three gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, a third-floor office and media room, a playroom on the lower level, and an attached and heated, two-car garage. Bob Goldsborough,, 6 Apr. 2022 Firefighters arrived shortly after 11 a.m. to find flames coming from the roof of the single-story house and its attached garage engulfed, the report said. Courier-news Staff,, 30 Mar. 2022 For artists to feel less attached to any creative restrictions, trying new things, and sharing their passions with the world. Spin Staff, SPIN, 11 Mar. 2022 The $800 never went into his account, and Square took $600 from his attached bank account to zero out the balance. cleveland, 5 Mar. 2022 Other features include a finished lower level, a primary bedroom suite with two walk-in closets, a brick patio off the kitchen and an attached and heated two-car garage. Bob Goldsborough,, 24 Jan. 2022 Some see the pushback against the draft as Israelis feeling less attached to once-hallowed notions of the collective. Dina Kraft, The Christian Science Monitor, 19 Jan. 2022 See More

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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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27 Apr 2022

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“Attached.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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