Definition of append verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

append

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//əˈpend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈpend//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they append
BrE BrE//əˈpend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈpend//
 
he / she / it appends
BrE BrE//əˈpendz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈpendz//
 
past simple appended
BrE BrE//əˈpendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈpendɪd//
 
past participle appended
BrE BrE//əˈpendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈpendɪd//
 
-ing form appending
BrE BrE//əˈpendɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈpendɪŋ//
 
 
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append something (to something) (formal) to add something to the end of a piece of writing Footnotes have been appended to the document. The principal has the right to append comments to the final report. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin appendere ‘hang on’, from ad- ‘to’ + pendere ‘hang’, from ad- ‘to’ + pendere ‘hang’.
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