: a seizure by legal process;
: the writ or precept commanding such seizure
: affectionate regard
- a deep attachment to nature
: a strong emotional bond that an infant forms with a caregiver (such as a mother) especially when viewed as a basis for normal emotional and social development
: the process by which an infant forms such an emotional bond
- Of course, the mother provides food and warmth, but for the purposes of attachment what really matters is the sense of safety, comfort, and refuge the mother provides.
- —Henry Gleitman et al.
- Healthy attachment, via attuned parenting, equips human beings for resilience, success, and emotional, psychological, and physiological well-being.
- —Lindsey Porter
: a device attached to a machine or implement
: the physical connection by which one thing is attached to another
: a separate document or file that is included and sent with an electronic message (such as an e-mail or text message)
- The trick to sending attachments successfully is to know what e-mail program and operating system your recipient uses.
- —Adam C. Engst