(adjective, verb)


1. being joined in close association

- all art schools whether independent or attached to universities

Similar word(s): related, affiliated, connected

2. used of buildings joined by common sidewalls

- a block of attached houses

3. associated in an exclusive sexual relationship

Similar word(s): bespoken, betrothed, intended, involved, loving, committed

4. fond and affectionate

- she was very attached to her father

Similar word(s): loving

Sentences with attached as an adjective:

- I'm very attached to my pets.

- As far as I know, he isn't attached, so I'm going to invite him out on a date.

- I'm not ready to get attached, as I want to continue sleeping around.

- In this group of mushrooms, the attachment of the gills to the stipe ranges from attached to almost decurrent.


1. simple past tense and past participle of attach