The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Append \Ap*pend"\ ([a^]p*p[e^]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Appended; p. pr. & vb. n. Appending.] [L. appendere or F.
appendre: cf. OE. appenden, apenden, to belong, OF. apendre,
F. appendre, fr. L. append[=e]re, v. i., to hang to,
append[e^]re, v. t., to hang to; ad + pend[=e]re, v. i., to
hang, pend[e^]re, v. t., to hang. See Pendant.]
1. To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is
suspended; as, a seal appended to a record; the
inscription was appended to the column.
2. To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex;
as, notes appended to this chapter.
A further purpose appended to the primary one. --I.