Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun attachment

7 senses of attachment

Sense 1
attachment, fond regard -- (a feeling of affection for a person or an institution)
       => affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia -- (a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home")

Sense 2
attachment -- (a supplementary part or accessory)
       => addition, add-on, improver -- (a component that is added to something to improve it; "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor")

Sense 3
attachment -- (a writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding)
       => writ, judicial writ -- ((law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer)

Sense 4
attachment, bond -- (a connection that fastens things together)
       => connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective -- (an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers")

Sense 5
attachment, adherence, adhesion -- (faithful support for a cause or political party or religion; "attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive")
       => support -- (aiding the cause or policy or interests of; "the president no longer has the support of his own party"; "they developed a scheme of mutual support")

Sense 6
attachment, affixation -- (the act of attaching or affixing something)
       => combination, combining, compounding -- (the act of combining things to form a new whole)

Sense 7
fastening, attachment -- (the act of fastening things together)
       => joining, connection, connexion -- (the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication); "the joining of hands around the table"; "there was a connection via the internet")

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