NounAttachment (countable and uncountable; plural Attachments)
- A strong bonding towards or with.
- I have such an attachment towards my fiancé!
- A dependence, especially a strong one.
- A device attached to a piece of equipment or a tool.
- The process or means by which something is physically attached.
- (computing) A file sent along with an email.
- (law) Taking a person's property to satisfy a court-ordered debt.
- attachment of earnings
Adjectives for Attachment
sentimental; passionate; warped; ardent; violent; deep; affectionate; unashamed; romantic; hopeless; boundless; invisible; insane; warm; incestuous; altruistic; disinterested; uniform; prior; tender; honest; steady; unrequited; fervid; special; emotional; underlying; reckless; filial; conjugal;marked; lasting; growing; lukewarm; serious; avowed; cynical; excessive; momentary.
Verbs for Attachment
absorb by—; affect—; apprehend—; authorize—; cement—; command—; connect—;decree—of; deepen—; deprecate—; devote to—; divide—; enforce—; execute—; fasten—; further—; grant—; process—; recover by—; regulate—; secure—; seize in—; sympathize with—; tack on—; warrant—;—binds; —perishes; —persists; —survives;—withstands.
Synonyms for Attachment
Antonyms for Attachment
Amor; Christian love; Eros; Platonic love; accession; accessory; accompaniment; accounting for; addenda; addendum; additament; addition; additive; additory; additum; adherence; adhesion; adhesive; adjunct; adjunction; adjuvant; admiration; adoration; affection; affinity; affixation; affixing; agape; agglutination; allegiance; angary; annex; annexation; annexure; answerability; appanage; appendage; appendant; appliance; application; appurtenance; appurtenant; ardency; ardor; arrogation; ascription; assignation; assignment; attaching; attribution; augment; augmentation; binding; blame; bodily love; bona fides; bond; bonne foi; brotherly love; caritas; charge; charity; clasping; coda; collectivization; commandeering; communalization; communization; complement; concomitant; confiscation; conjugal love; connection; connection with; constancy; continuation; corollary; credit; decoration; derivation from; desire; device; devotedness; devotion; distraint; distress; eminent domain; etiology; execution; expropriation; extension; extra; extrapolation; faith; faithful love; faithfulness; fancy; fastener; fastening; fealty; fervor; fidelity; firmness; fixing; fixture; flame; fondness; free love; free-lovism; friendliness; friendship; gadget; garnishment; girding; good faith; heart; hero worship; homage; honor; hooking; idolatry; idolism; idolization; impoundment; impressment; imputation; increase; increment; joining; junction; juxtaposition; knot; lasciviousness; lashing; levy; libido; ligation; like; liking; link; linking; love; lovemaking; loyalty; married love; nationalization; offshoot; ornament; palaetiology; part; partiality; passion; pendant; physical love; piety; placement; popular regard; popularity; prefixation; reference to; regard; reinforcement; responsibility; right of angary; saddling; sentiment; sequestration; sex; sexual love; shine; side effect; side issue; socialization; spiritual love; splice; staunchness; steadfastness; sticking; suffixation; superaddition; superfetation; superjunction; superposition; supplement; supplementation; tailpiece; tender feeling; tender passion; tenderness; tie; tieing; troth; true blue; truelove; trueness; undergirding; uniting; uxoriousness; weakness; worship; yearning; zipping
- c.1400, "arrest of a person on judicial warrant."
- (mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), from French attachement, from attacher (see attach).
- Application to property (including, later, wages) dates from 1590s.
- Meaning "sympathy, devotion" is recorded from 1704
- That of "something that is attached to something else" dates from 1797 and has become the most common use since the rise of e-mail.
- IPA: /aˈtæʧmɛnt/
attachment m, n
- attachment (to an email)