attached attached  /ə ˈtætʃt/

Definition(s):

  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

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Usage(s):

  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.

News

  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

Quotes

  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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