Definitions

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  • v. To attach (an expression, phrase, etc.) to another, as a prefix.
  • v. (transitive) To premeditate; to weigh up mentally.

Etymologies

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From pre- + (ap)pend, by analogy with append.

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From pre- + Latin pendere ‘weigh’.

Examples

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  • To form the full URL, prepend "http://"; to "www.wordnik.com".

    July 14, 2009