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attach

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1 to cause (something) to hold to another
  • You can attach the buttons to the puppet with fabric glue.
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2 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty
  • attached the colonel to the new regiment
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3 to take ownership or control of (something) by right of one's authority
  • attached the house for nonpayment of property taxes
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fasten, fix, attach, affix mean to make something stay firmly in place. fasten implies an action such as tying, buttoning, nailing, locking, or otherwise securing.
    • fasten the reins to a post
fix usually implies a driving in, implanting, or embedding.
    • fixed the stake in the ground
attach suggests a connecting or uniting by a bond, link, or tie in order to keep things together.
    • attach the W-2 form here
affix implies an imposing of one thing on another by gluing, impressing, or nailing.
    • affix your address label here


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