attached
attached attached adj. 1. fastened together. a picnic table with attached benches [WordNet 1.5]

2. being joined in close association; -- of people or organizations.

Syn: affiliated, connected [WordNet 1.5]

3. fastened onto another object; -- of objects smaller than the main object. [WordNet 1.5]

4. (Architecture) connected by a common wall or passageway; -- used of buildings. {detached} [WordNet 1.5]

5. (Biology) permanently attached to a substrate; not free to move about. an attached oyster {vagile}

Syn: sessile [WordNet 1.5]

6. associated in an exclusive sexual relationship; -- opposite of {unattached}.

Note: Narrower terms include: {affianced, bespoken, betrothed, engaged, pledged, promised(predicate)}; {married}. Also See: loving.

Syn: committed. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • attached — attached; un·attached; …   English syllables

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  • attached — (adj.) affectionate, devoted, fond, 1793, pp. adjective from ATTACH (Cf. attach) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Attached — Attach At*tach , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attaching}.] [OF. atachier, F. attacher, to tie or fasten: cf. Celt. tac, tach, nail, E. tack a small nail, tack to fasten. Cf. {Attack}, and see {Tack}.] 1. To bind, fasten, tie,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attached — [[t]ətæ̱tʃt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to n If you are attached to someone or something, you like them very much. She is very attached to her family and friends. 2) ADJ: v link ADJ to n If someone is attached to an organization or group of… …   English dictionary

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  • attached — adj. 1) deeply, strongly attached 2) attached to * * * [ə tætʃt] strongly attached deeply attached to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • attached — at|tached [ ə tætʃt ] adjective * 1. ) joined or fixed to something: To take advantage of this offer please complete the attached forms. 2. ) liking someone very much or loving them: attached to: She found herself growing deeply attached to the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • attached */ — UK [əˈtætʃt] / US adjective 1) joined or fixed to something To take advantage of this offer please complete the attached forms. 2) a) liking someone very much, or loving them attached to: She found herself growing deeply attached to the old lady …   English dictionary

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