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attachment - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'attachment' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Attachment [ n.]
- 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.
- That by which one thing is attached to another; connection; as, to cut the attachments of a muscle.
- 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.).
- A seizure or taking into custody by virtue of a legal process.
- The writ or percept commanding such seizure or taking.

Meaning of 'attachment' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . attachment [ n]
Meaning (1):
- faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
Example in sentence:
  • adherence to a fat-free diet;
  • attachment to a formal agenda;
  • the adhesion of Seville was decisive