attached attached  /ə ˈtætʃt/


  1. (adj) being joined in close association
  2. (adj) used of buildings joined by common sidewalls
  3. (adj) associated in an exclusive sexual relationship
  4. (adj) fond and affectionate




  1. Unlike dogs, which grow attached to individual handlers, the rats are happy to work with anyone, so long as they are fed.
  2. It's easy to see how a TV junkie like Andy could grow emotionally attached to such a device; for the rest of us, it's a compelling new convenience.
  3. Haunting pictures of the captive in classic B-movie poses handcuffed with a gun at his head, holding up a newspaper were attached.


  1. Ravens’ Twitter feed mocks attendance of Heat’s victory parade

    Nothing quite like a multi-city, intra-sport feud. The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens fired shots across the bow of the NBA Champion Miami Heat with the above photo attached to a jab of a tweet: #BALTIMORE sure knows how to … Continue reading ?
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! Sports

  2. 12 Business Incubators Changing The World

    Business incubators--more than 300 in the U.S., many attached to universities--are increasingly drawing intellectual capital from around the world. With the help of CB Insights, a Manhattan firm that tracks private-company funding trends (including venture capital, private equity and government-backed deals), we assembled 10 especially crackling innovation hubs.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Columbus bond package set at $842 million

    Columbus city officials have attached an $842 million price tag to a package of bonds to appear on the Nov. 5 ballot.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: This Week German Village


  1. The Prize Committee said that in making the award it "attached special importance to Obama's vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Alfred Nobel Source: Center for Research on Globalization

  2. "AIG exploited a huge gap in the regulatory system, there was no oversight of the financial products division," Mr. Bernanke said. "This was a hedge fund basically that was attached to a large and stable insurance company."
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "Ten years ...... I wish for everybody in every walk of life, but particularly for actors, to have the opportunity to have a work experience like I have had with my family here," Falco said. "You're not supposed to get this attached because...
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Edie Falco Source: Forbes

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