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attach

(Join), verb add, add as an accessory, adfigere, adhere, adjoin, adligare, affix, agglutinate, annex, append, assemble, bind, cohere, combine, conjoin, connect, couple, embody, embrace, fasten, fasten together, insert, link, make one, merge, put together, subjoin, supplement, unite
Associated concepts: attach exhibits

attach

(Seize), verb adeem, annex, appropriate, confiscate, disseise, distrain, distress, exact, garnish, impound, impress, levy, overcome, preempt, press, replevy, retake, secure, seize summarily, sequester, sequestrate, take, take over, take possession of, take summarily, usurp
Associated concepts: attach property, provisional remedy
See also: abridge, abut, add, adhere, affiliate, affix, annex, append, ascribe, bond, border, bound, cement, cohere, combine, condemn, confiscate, conjoin, connect, contact, deprive, distrain, divest, fix, garnish, impound, impress, impute, join, levy, lock, seize, sequester

attach

to arrest or take a person or property with lawful authority; see ATTACHMENT.

TO ATTACH, crim. law, practice. To an attachment for contempt for the non- take or apprehend by virtue of the order of a writ or precept, commonly called an attachment. It differs from an arrest in this, that he who arrests a man, takes him to a person of higher power to be disposed of; but be who attaches, keeps the party attached, according to the exigency of his writ, and brings him into court oh the day assigned. Kitch. 279; Bract. lib. 4; Fleta, lib. 5, c. 24; 17 S. & R. 199.

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