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attachment

at·tach·ment

attachment

pronunciation:
taech mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of attaching.
synonyms:
connection, fastening, joining, linkage, securing
antonyms:
detachment
similar words:
adherence, conjunction, union
definition 2: the condition of being attached.
synonyms:
connection, linkage, union
antonyms:
detachment
similar words:
coherence, conjunction
definition 3: a bond that gives one fondness for or loyalty to a person, place, thing, or idea.
a strong attachment to his brother
synonyms:
affection, devotion, fondness, loyalty
antonyms:
aversion
similar words:
affinity, friendship, leaning, love, partiality, predilection, regard, respect
definition 4: something that physically fastens one thing to another; tie; band.
synonyms:
bond, fastening, tie
similar words:
band, connection, link
definition 5: a supplementary device that can be fastened onto the main device; accessory.
This machine has several attachments.
synonyms:
part
similar words:
accessory, addition, adjunct, appendage, appendix
definition 6: a file sent along with an email that can be opened by the recipient.
I sent the poster as an attachment, hoping people would print it out and put it up somewhere visible.She did not have the software needed to open the video attachment.
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