Append
Append Ap*pend" ([a^]p*p[e^]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appending}.] [L. appendere or F. appendre: cf. OE. appenden, apenden, to belong, OF. apendre, F. appendre, fr. L. append[=e]re, v. i., to hang to, append[e^]re, v. t., to hang to; ad + pend[=e]re, v. i., to hang, pend[e^]re, v. t., to hang. See {Pendant}.] 1. To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is suspended; as, a seal appended to a record; the inscription was appended to the column. [1913 Webster]

2. To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex; as, notes appended to this chapter. [1913 Webster]

A further purpose appended to the primary one. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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  • append — I verb add, addere, adiungere, affix, annex, attach, augment, conjoin, connect, extend, fasten include, insert, join, subjoin, supplement II index affix, annex (add) …   Law dictionary

  • append — (v.) late 14c., to belong to as a possession or right, from O.Fr. apendre (13c.) belong, be dependent (on); attach (oneself) to; hang, hang up, and directly from L. appendere to cause to hang (from something), weigh, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) …   Etymology dictionary

  • append — *add, subjoin, annex, superadd Analogous words: affix, attach, *fasten Contrasted words: *detach, disengage: curtail (see SHORTEN) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • append — [v] add, join adjoin, affix, annex, attach, conjoin, fasten, fix, hang, subjoin, supplement, tack on*, tag on*; concepts 85,113,160 Ant. disjoin, subtract, take away …   New thesaurus

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  • Append — In computer programming, append is the name of a procedure for concatenating (linked) lists or arrays in some high level programming languages.LispAppend originates in the Lisp programming language. The append procedure takes two or more (linked) …   Wikipedia

  • append — v. (D; tr.) to append to (to append a translation to a document) * * * [ə pend] (D; tr.) to append to (to append a translation to a document) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • append — 01. The secretary [appended] a note at the end of the memo, asking people to verify reception. 02. Many people [append] a little quotation or joke to their e mail signature. 03. The director s name is [appended] to all official documents. 04.… …   Grammatical examples in English

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