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Definition 1: become attached - [verb of contact]

Samples where attach or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The spider's thread attached to the window sill

(attach is a kind of ...) make contact or come together

"The two roads join here"

(... is a kind of attach ) string together (morphemes in an agglutinating language)

(... is a kind of attach ) become attached to and embedded in the uterus

"The egg fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth mother with no further complications"

(... is a kind of attach ) become fixed or fastened

"This dress fastens in the back"

(... is a kind of attach ) stick to firmly

"Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

(... is a kind of attach ) become permanently attached

"mollusks or oysters spat"

Definition 2: cause to be attached - [verb of contact]

(attach is a kind of ...) connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?" "Tie the ropes together" "Link arms"

(... is a kind of attach ) make fixed, stable or stationary

"let's fix the picture to the frame"

(... is a kind of attach ) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach to a support

"They mounted the aerator on a floating"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach to

"affix the seal here"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach something somewhere by means of nails

"nail the board onto the wall"

(... is a kind of attach ) connect or link

"hook up the houses to the gas supply line" "Hook up the components of the new sound system"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach with a clip

"clip the papers together"

(... is a kind of attach ) put or introduce into something

"insert a picture into the text"

(... is a kind of attach ) put a yoke on or join with a yoke

"Yoke the draft horses together"

(... is a kind of attach ) put a harness

"harness the horse"

(... is a kind of attach ) link with or as with a yoke

"yoke the oxen together"

(... is a kind of attach ) put a saddle on

"saddle the horses"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach a tag or label to

"label these bottles"

(... is a kind of attach ) fasten or secure with a wooden pin

"peg a tent"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach with or as if with a pin

"pin up a picture"

(... is a kind of attach ) join or attach with or as if with glue

"paste the sign on the wall" "cut and paste the sentence in the text"

(... is a kind of attach ) tie with a tether

"tether horses"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach to

"They fastened various nicknames to each other"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach with a hinge

(... is a kind of attach ) attach a bell to

"bell cows"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify

"ring birds" "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"

(... is a kind of attach ) link together

"can we couple these proposals?"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach or become attached to a stem word

"grammatical morphemes affix to the stem"

(... is a kind of attach ) make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope

"The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"

(... is a kind of attach ) to hook or entangle

"One foot caught in the stirrup"

(... is a kind of attach ) fix to; attach

"append a charm to the necklace"

(... is a kind of attach ) add to the very end

"He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language"

(... is a kind of attach ) fasten or attach with tape

"tape the shipping label to the box"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach the limber

"limber a cannon"

(attach causes ...) become attached

"The spider's thread attached to the window sill"

Definition 3: be attached; be in contact with - [verb of contact]

(attach is a kind of ...) be in direct physical contact with; make contact

"The two buildings touch" "Their hands touched" "The wire must not contact the metal cover" "The surfaces contact at this point"

(... is a kind of attach ) admire boundlessly and follow around

"the groupies leeched onto the rock star"

Definition 4: take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority - [verb of possession]

Samples where attach or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The FBI seized the drugs
  • The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment
  • The police confiscated the stolen artwork

Synonyms for attach in the sense of this definition

(attach is a kind of ...) take into one's possession

"We are taking an orphan from Romania" "I'll take three salmon steaks"

(... is a kind of attach ) appropriate (property) for public use

"the county condemned the land to build a highway"

(... is a kind of attach ) take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support

"His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"

(... is a kind of attach ) confiscate by distress

(attach has a similar meaning as ...) requisition forcibly, as of enemy property

"the estate was sequestered"

Samples where attach or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The grandparents want to bond with the child

Synonyms for attach in the sense of this definition

(attach is a kind of ...) have or establish a relationship to

"She relates well to her peers"

(... is a kind of attach ) attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way

"He fixates on his mother, even at the age of 40"

(... is a kind of attach ) become friends with

"John and Eric soon became friends" "Have you made friends yet in your new environment?"

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