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 are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche