from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Architecture Joined to or by a wall, especially by sharing a wall with another building; not freestanding: a block of attached houses.
  • adj. Biology Living in a permanently fixed state in the adult stage, as the barnacle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of attach.
  • adj. In a romantic or sexual relationship.
  • adj. Broadly joined to a stem or stipe, but not decurrent.
  • adj. Of a residential building, sharing walls with similar buildings on two, usually opposite, sides.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. fastened together.
  • adj. being joined in close association; -- of people or organizations.
  • adj. fastened onto another object; -- of objects smaller than the main object.
  • adj. connected by a common wall or passageway; -- used of buildings.
  • adj. permanently attached to a substrate; not free to move about.
  • adj. associated in an exclusive sexual relationship; -- opposite of unattached.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. used of buildings joined by common sidewalls
  • adj. being joined in close association
  • adj. associated in an exclusive sexual relationship
  • adj. fond and affectionate


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