attacher

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

attach + -er

NounEdit

attacher (plural attachers)

  1. Someone who attaches.
  2. A means of attaching.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

With a change of prefix from Old French estachier (bind), derived from estache (stick), from Frankish *stakka ("stick"). Cognate with Old Provençal estacha, Italian stacca, Spanish estaca; from Gothic *stakka.

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VerbEdit

attacher

  1. to affix, bind something to something else, especially with rope.
  2. (usually passive) To durably bind, tie via links of emotional or physical dependence.
  3. (pronominal) To grow emotionally bound; to become fond of.
    Je me suis beaucoup attaché à cet animal. - I became very fond of this pet.
  4. to attribute a certain quality or value to; to consider to be.
    J'attache énormément d'importance à ses opinions. - I consider his opinions exceedingly important.
  5. (reflexive, ~ à) to exert oneself, to make an effort to, to make a commitment to do

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 00:16