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Attachment meaning

attachment - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. That by which one thing is attached to another; connection; as, to cut the attachments of a muscle.
  2. 2. Something attached; some adjunct attached to an instrument, machine, or other object; as, a sewing machine attachment ( i. e., a device attached to a sewing machine to enable it to do special work, as tucking, etc.).
  3. 3. A seizure or taking into custody by virtue of a legal process.
  4. 4. The writ or percept commanding such seizure or taking.
  5. 5. The act attaching, or state of being attached; close adherence or affection; fidelity; regard; an passion of affection that binds a person; as, an attachment to a friend, or to a party.
  6. 6. Affection; legal seizure; addition to a machine.

attachment - examples of usage

  1. As for your declaration of attachment to me personally, I have received many similar ones that have flattered me less.
  2. From that day the animals not only became reconciled, but a strong attachment sprang up between them. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. We began with sincere attachment, but we loved each other dearly before we had done. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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