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Definition of attachment:

  1. A seizure or taking into custody by virtue of a legal process.
  2. Something attached; some adjunct attached to an instrument, machine, or other object; as, a sewing machine attachment ( i. e., a device attached to a sewing machine to enable it to do special work, as tucking, etc.).
  3. That by which one thing is attached to another; connection; as, to cut the attachments of a muscle.
  4. The act attaching, or state of being attached; close adherence or affection; fidelity; regard; an passion of affection that binds a person; as, an attachment to a friend, or to a party.
  5. The writ or percept commanding such seizure or taking.

Synonyms:

supplement, fastening, accoutrement, constancy, bond paper, concomitant, blank, dedication, bail bond, blade, steadfastness, loyalty, bond certificate, option, allegiance, fond regard, appliance, ASCII art, amendment, connect, digital signature, combination, holdfast, adherence, reverence, devotedness, preference, penchant, chuck, chemical bond, increase, contents, the business end, integration, annexe, leaning, hamper, bit, fastness, love affair, blind copy, broomstick, annex, edge, cross-post, commitment, assembly, troth, adhesiveness, predilection, bond, affixation, attach, piety, bounce, trammel, dot, foot, address, butt, adapter, adhesion, fastener, box, bristle, awe, claw, deference, ardor, add-on, taste, coda, fixing, attention line, shackle, faith, union, study at, admiration, fealty, copy in, bail.

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