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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of attach.


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  • Britain will not expel the two cultural attaches from the Russian embassy, though why they need to be here is beyond my comprehension.

    Russia's war against the British Council Helen 2008

  • If the name attaches only to one pleasure always permanent, or a continued although varied range of delicious enjoyment, then happiness belongs not to this terraqueous globe.

    A Philosophical Dictionary 2007

  • Attaching a name attaches you to the world of fact, which is riskier, more hazardous: who knows what the chances are out there, of survival, yours?

    whiteplum Diary Entry whiteplum 2007

  • His name attaches to the Breock Downs, a high-lying moorland rising to about 700 feet, thickly strewn with prehistoric remains.

    The Cornwall Coast

  • So he compromised on a very exclusive hotel patronized by legislators who had money of their own, by many of the titled attaches of the embassies, and by families that came during the season with the hope of edging their way into official society.

    The Slim Princess George Ade 1905

  • His name attaches by accident to an interesting equation recently studied with care by Dr.E. E. Whitford (New York, 1912).

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II) Augustus De Morgan 1838

  • The hat-called a mitznefet in Hebrew-attaches to a regular combat helmet and obscures its rigid, round shape.

    Army Rumour Service 2009

  • But as about 5,000 demonstrators began walking nervously through the city on Friday, "attaches" -- paramilitary thugs -- attacked with rifles, pistols, machetes and clubs from a street-corner headquarters and a nearby jail.

    Caught In The Middle 2008

  • The object, on the other hand, is best thought of as whatever is signified, for example, the object to which the written or uttered word attaches, or the fire signified by the smoke.

    Peirce's Theory of Signs Atkin, Albert 2006

  • No such nickname attaches or could attach to a C.O. or a sergeant-major.

    A Padre in France George A. Birmingham 1907


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