- 1to fasten or join one thing to another attach something I attach a copy of my notes for your information. I attach a copy of the spreadsheet (= send it with an e-mail). attach something to something Attach the coupon to the front of your letter. (figurative) They have attached a number of conditions to the agreement (= said that the conditions must be part of the agreement). compare detach
- 2attach importance, significance, value, weight, etc. (to something) to believe that something is important or worth thinking about I attach great importance to this research. I wouldn't attach too much weight to these findings.
- 3attach yourself to somebody to join someone for a time, sometimes when you are not welcome or have not been invited He attached himself to me at the party and I couldn't get rid of him.
- 4 (formal) to be connected with someone or something; to connect something to something attach something to somebody/something This does not attach any blame to you. No blame is attached to you. No one is suggesting that any health risks are attached to this product.
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NAmE//əˈtætʃ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they attach
he / she / it attaches
past simple attached
-ing form attaching