attach definition, meaning - what is attach in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “attach”

See all translations

attach

verb [T] uk   us   /əˈtætʃ/

attach verb [T] (CONNECT)

B1 to fasten, join, or connect something: I attached a photo to my application form. Use this cable to attach the printer to the computer. In the UK , packets of cigarettes come with a government health warning attached to them (= on them). I attach (= am sending, usually with a letter) a copy of our latest report.
Compare
More examples

attach verb [T] (COMPUTING)

B1 to join a file such as a document, picture, or computer program, to an email
More examples

attach verb [T] (TAKE GOODS)

UK specialized law to officially take someone's money or the things that they own, or to arrest someone, usually because that person has failed to pay money that is owed
(Definition of attach from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of attach?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “attach” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

selfless

caring more for what other people need and want rather than for what you yourself need and want

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More