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noun as in fastening

noun as in something joined, fastened to another

noun as in affection, high regard

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The malware could be delivered via a thumb drive or in an email attachment.

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Made of aluminized steel and carrying a weight capacity of 22 pounds, it features an integrated cable management system, heavy duty C clamp, and an optional grommet attachment for installing the arm directly into a desk surface.

To avoid having to hold anything while riding, you can get a bike seat attachment that connects to your dog’s leash.

Finally, attachment ensures partners stay together long enough to raise their own children—to provide the support needed to set the next generation on its way.

Even better, it’s possible to engineer attachment anchors onto these basic shapes, which makes it easy to play with different viral structures and see how those structural changes, in turn, alter our B cell response.

The problem with this attachment to a particular place, though, is that it can seem limiting.

Ivgy herself formed a special attachment to Zohar and says she “had a really hard time” once shooting wrapped.

Close attachment to autocratic regimes by the West pays short-term dividends but will antagonize generations of Muslims.

He retained a deep attachment to his mother, Judie McCain, and posted a photo of her on Facebook.

The locals worship their ancestors, and their attachment to family land is almost visceral.

Her attachment to impressionism leads this artist to many experiments in color—or, as one critic wrote, "to play with color."

Hence their presence elsewhere, in spite of their passionate attachment to their free native hills.

I believe there has been an attachment for some years, the gentleman's attentions are very marked.

The second word should indicate by its consonants the numbers of the bones to which the attachment is made.

Her husband noticed, and thought it was the expression of a deep filial attachment which he had never suspected.


On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to attachment, such as: connection, adapter, bond, clamp, connector, and coupling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.