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ADJECTIVE (4)

1. being joined in close association;
- Example: "affiliated clubs"
- Example: "all art schools whether independent or attached to universities"
[syn: affiliated, attached, connected]

2. used of buildings joined by common sidewalls;
- Example: "a block of attached houses"

3. associated in an exclusive sexual relationship;
[syn: attached, committed]

4. fond and affectionate;
- Example: "she was very attached to her father"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

committed \committed\ adj. 1. Bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a particular cause, action, or attitude. Opposite of uncommitted. Note: [Narrower terms: bound up, involved, wrapped up; dedicated, devoted; pledged, sworn] [WordNet 1.5] 2. Associated in an exclusive sexual relationship; also called attached. Opposite of unattached. Note: [Narrower terms: affianced, bespoken, betrothed, engaged, pledged, promised(predicate); married] [Also See: loving.] Syn: attached. [WordNet 1.5] 3. Consigned involuntarily to custody, as in a prison or mental institution. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

connected \connected\ adj. 1. p. p. of connect. [Narrower terms: abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering(prenominal), conterminous, coterminous, contiguous] [Narrower terms: adjunctive] [Narrower terms: affined] [Narrower terms: attached] [Narrower terms: contiguous, in contact] [Narrower terms: coupled, joined, linked] [Narrower terms: cursive, flowing] [Narrower terms: siamese] [Narrower terms: socially connected, well-connected] unconnected [WordNet 1.5] 2. being joined in close association. Syn: affiliated, attached. [WordNet 1.5] 3. connected by a conductor so as to allow the flow of electric signals. [Narrower terms: wired (vs. wireless)] WordNet 1.5] 4. (Music) legato. staccato Syn: flowing, smooth. [WordNet 1.5] 5. associated with or accompanying. Syn: associated. [WordNet 1.5] 6. (Computers) stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer. [Narrower terms: on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)] Syn: machine-accessible. [WordNet 1.5] 7. switched on. [Narrower terms: on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)] Syn: ready, on. [WordNet 1.5] 8. having some relation. Syn: related. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Attach \At*tach"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Attached; p. pr. & vb. n. Attaching.] [OF. atachier, F. attacher, to tie or fasten: cf. Celt. tac, tach, nail, E. tack a small nail, tack to fasten. Cf. Attack, and see Tack.] 1. To bind, fasten, tie, or connect; to make fast or join; as, to attach one thing to another by a string, by glue, or the like. [1913 Webster] The shoulder blade is . . . attached only to the muscles. --Paley. [1913 Webster] A huge stone to which the cable was attached. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To connect; to place so as to belong; to assign by authority; to appoint; as, an officer is attached to a certain regiment, company, or ship. [1913 Webster] 3. To win the heart of; to connect by ties of love or self-interest; to attract; to fasten or bind by moral influence; -- with to; as, attached to a friend; attaching others to us by wealth or flattery. [1913 Webster] Incapable of attaching a sensible man. --Miss Austen. [1913 Webster] God . . . by various ties attaches man to man. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 4. To connect, in a figurative sense; to ascribe or attribute; to affix; -- with to; as, to attach great importance to a particular circumstance. [1913 Webster] Top this treasure a curse is attached. --Bayard Taylor. [1913 Webster] 5. To take, seize, or lay hold of. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. To take by legal authority: (a) To arrest by writ, and bring before a court, as to answer for a debt, or a contempt; -- applied to a taking of the person by a civil process; being now rarely used for the arrest of a criminal. (b) To seize or take (goods or real estate) by virtue of a writ or precept to hold the same to satisfy a judgment which may be rendered in the suit. See Attachment, 4. [1913 Webster] The earl marshal attached Gloucester for high treason. --Miss Yonge. [1913 Webster] Attached column (Arch.), a column engaged in a wall, so that only a part of its circumference projects from it. [1913 Webster] Syn: To affix; bind; tie; fasten; connect; conjoin; subjoin; annex; append; win; gain over; conciliate. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

attached \attached\ adj. 1. fastened together. a picnic table with attached benches [WordNet 1.5] 2. being joined in close association; -- of people or organizations. Syn: affiliated, connected [WordNet 1.5] 3. fastened onto another object; -- of objects smaller than the main object. [WordNet 1.5] 4. (Architecture) connected by a common wall or passageway; -- used of buildings. detached [WordNet 1.5] 5. (Biology) permanently attached to a substrate; not free to move about. an attached oyster vagile Syn: sessile [WordNet 1.5] 6. associated in an exclusive sexual relationship; -- opposite of unattached. Note: Narrower terms include: affianced, bespoken, betrothed, engaged, pledged, promised(predicate); married. Also See: loving. Syn: committed. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

attached adj 1: being joined in close association; "affiliated clubs"; "all art schools whether independent or attached to universities" [syn: affiliated, attached, connected] 2: used of buildings joined by common sidewalls; "a block of attached houses" [ant: detached] 3: associated in an exclusive sexual relationship [syn: attached, committed] [ant: unattached, uncommitted] 4: fond and affectionate; "she was very attached to her father"