attached

a) In a romantic or sexual relationship.

As far as I know, he isnt attached, so Im going to invite him out on a date.

b) Broadly joined to a stem or stipe, but not decurrent.

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


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attached — I (annexed) adjective added, affixed, agglutinated, appendant, appended, aptus, bound, conjoined, connected, fastened, fixed, joined, paired, subjoined, united II (seized) adjective adeemed, annexed, appropriated, arrogated, confiscated, disseis …   Law dictionary

  • attached — attached; un·attached; …   English syllables

  • attached — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ affectionate; fond: Mark became increasingly attached to Tara …   English terms dictionary

  • attached XY — attached XY. См. сцепленные XY хромосомы. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • attached — (adj.) affectionate, devoted, fond, 1793, pp. adjective from ATTACH (Cf. attach) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Attached — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attached — [[t]ətæ̱tʃt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to n If you are attached to someone or something, you like them very much. She is very attached to her family and friends. 2) ADJ: v link ADJ to n If someone is attached to an organization or group of… …   English dictionary

  • attached — adj. 1 full of affection VERBS ▪ be ▪ become, get, grow ▪ We ve grown very attached to this town and wouldn t want to move. ▪ remain …   Collocations dictionary

  • attached — adj. 1) deeply, strongly attached 2) attached to * * * [ə tætʃt] strongly attached deeply attached to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • attached — at|tached [ ə tætʃt ] adjective * 1. ) joined or fixed to something: To take advantage of this offer please complete the attached forms. 2. ) liking someone very much or loving them: attached to: She found herself growing deeply attached to the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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