an act of attaching or the state of being attached.
a feeling that binds one to a person, thing, cause, ideal, or the like; devotion; regard: a fond attachment to his cousin; a profound attachment to the cause of peace.
Psychology. an emotional bond between an infant or toddler and primary caregiver, a strong bond being vital for the child’s normal behavioral and social development. an enduring emotional bond that develops between one adult and another in an intimate relationship: romantic attachment. See also attachment disorder, attachment theory.
something that attaches; a fastening or tie: the attachments of a harness; the attachments of a pair of skis.
an additional or supplementary device: attachments for an electric drill.