Synonyms for attachment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-tach-muhnt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈtætʃ mənt

Top 10 synonyms for attachment Other synonyms for the word attachment

Définition of attachment

Origin :
  • c.1400, "arrest of a person on judicial warrant" (mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), from French attachement, from attacher (see attach). Application to property (including, later, wages) dates from 1590s; meaning "sympathy, devotion" is recorded from 1704; that of "something that is attached to something else" dates from 1797 and has become perhaps the most common use since the rise of e-mail.
  • noun fastening
  • noun something joined, fastened to another
  • noun affection, high regard
Example sentences :
  • This satisfied him, for he cared nothing for the attachment of those under his command.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • To increase the attachment of our people to the Union, our laws should be just.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • I shall trouble you meanwhile to prevent his forming any other attachment when he comes to town.
  • Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
  • And had not I proofs of his generous conduct and attachment to me?
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • What I value him so much for it his fidelity to myself, and his attachment to the whole family.
  • Extract from : « Georgie's Present » by Miss Brightwell
  • But as for his attachment to his family, who thanks him for that?
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • I can feel for a dependant now, and set some value on his attachment.'
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • May my attachment to her be pure as devotion, and lasting as immortal life!
  • Extract from : « The Letters of Robert Burns » by Robert Burns
  • My attachment to L——, as you say, is involuntary, and my love as pure as it is fervent.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • But do I dare to expect your pity, Leonora, for such an attachment?
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Antonyms for attachment

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