Reattach



[uh-tach] /əˈtætʃ/

verb (used with object)
1.
to fasten or affix; join; connect:
to attach a photograph to an application with a staple.
2.
to join in action or function; make part of:
to attach oneself to a group.
3.
Military. to place on temporary duty with or in assistance to a military unit.
4.
to include as a quality or condition of something:
One proviso is attached to this legacy.
5.
to assign or attribute:
to attach significance to a gesture.
6.
to bind by ties of affection or regard:
You always attach yourself to people who end up hurting you.
7.
Law. to take (persons or property) by legal authority.
8.
Obsolete. to lay hold of; seize.
verb (used without object)
9.
to adhere; pertain; belong (usually followed by to or upon):
No blame attaches to him.
/əˈtætʃ/
verb (mainly transitive)
1.
to join, fasten, or connect
2.
(reflexive or passive) to become associated with or join, as in a business or other venture: he attached himself to the expedition
3.
(intransitive) foll by to. to be inherent (in) or connected (with): responsibility attaches to the job
4.
to attribute or ascribe: to attach importance to an event
5.
to include or append, esp as a condition: a proviso is attached to the contract
6.
(usually passive) (military) to place on temporary duty with another unit
7.
(usually passive) to put (a member of an organization) to work in a different unit or agency, either with an expectation of reverting to, or while retaining some part of, the original working arrangement
8.
to appoint officially
9.
(law) to arrest or take (a person, property, etc) with lawful authority
10.
(obsolete) to seize
v.

also re-attach, c.1600 in law; 1813 in a literal sense, from re- + attach. Related: Reattached; reattaching.
v.

mid-14c. (mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), “to take or seize (property or goods) by law,” a legal term, from Old French atachier (11c.), earlier estachier “to attach, fix; stake up, support” (Modern French attacher, also cf. Italian attaccare), perhaps from a- “to” + Frankish *stakon “a post, stake” or a similar Germanic word (see stake (n.)). Meaning “to fasten, affix, connect” is from c.1400. Related: Attached; attaching.
see: no strings attached

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