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verb attach pronunciation in British English /əˈtætʃ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyattach
he/she/itattaches
present participleattaching
past tenseattached
past participleattached
  1. 1
    [transitive] to fasten or join one thing to another
    attach something to something:

    Attach the rope to the branch of a tree.

    There was a message attached to the flowers.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of attach
    1. a.
      to connect one machine or piece of equipment to another

      He attached a colour printer to his computer.

  2. 3
    [transitive] if something is attached to a place, it has a connection with or is part of it
    be attached to something:

    The field was used by horses from the riding school that is attached to the farm.

  3. 4
    [intransitive] if a quality attaches to someone or something, they have that quality
    attach to something:

    An element of risk inevitably attaches to sports such as skiing.

    Considerable prestige attaches to his new position.

  4. 5
    [transitive] [usually passive] to send someone to work with a different group of people or in a different place, especially temporarily
    be attached to someone/something:

    She is now attached to the American Embassy in Beijing.

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