Associations to the word «Attachment»


ATTACHMENT, noun. The act or process of (physically or figuratively) attaching.
ATTACHMENT, noun. A strong bonding towards or with.
ATTACHMENT, noun. A dependence, especially a strong one.
ATTACHMENT, noun. A device attached to a piece of equipment or a tool.
ATTACHMENT, noun. The means by which something is physically attached.
ATTACHMENT, noun. (computing) A file sent along with an email.
ATTACHMENT, noun. (legal) Taking a person's property to satisfy a court-ordered debt.
ATTACHMENT, noun. (meteorology) The act or process by which any (downward) leader connects to any available (upward) streamer in a lightning flash.
ATTACHMENT DISORDER, noun. (psychology) A condition where a person, especially a child, has difficulty, or is incapable of, bonding with others.
ATTACHMENT DISORDERS, noun. Plural of attachment disorder
ATTACHMENT THERAPY, noun. Any of a category of controversial alternative child mental health interventions intended to treat attachment disorders.

Dictionary definition

ATTACHMENT, noun. A feeling of affection for a person or an institution.
ATTACHMENT, noun. A supplementary part or accessory.
ATTACHMENT, noun. A writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding.
ATTACHMENT, noun. A connection that fastens things together.
ATTACHMENT, noun. Faithful support for a cause or political party or religion; "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive".
ATTACHMENT, noun. The act of attaching or affixing something.
ATTACHMENT, noun. The act of fastening things together.

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
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