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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ATTACH

Porter laughed at the idea that responsibility could attach to Crane.

I'll attach the money to the note, and put them away together.

Let not the penance for a rashness, to which fate urges me on, attach to my country, but to me.

They were timid, but on the whole disposed to attach themselves to me.

An attach from the French Embassy was waiting to speak to me on urgent business.

It is really all a question of the meaning which we attach to the word “religion.”

Colonel Hofferman seemed to attach no importance whatever to it.

Mr. Bean seems to attach great value to the box or its contents.

It all depends on what meaning you attach to the word 'possible'

Nay, Socrates, he said; you surely do not attach any importance to what he is saying.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c. (mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), "to take or seize (property or goods) by law," a legal term, from Old French atachier (11c.), earlier estachier "to attach, fix; stake up, support" (Modern French attacher, also cf. Italian attaccare), perhaps from a- "to" + Frankish *stakon "a post, stake" or a similar Germanic word (see stake (n.)). Meaning "to fasten, affix, connect" is from c.1400. Related: Attached; attaching.

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