2.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.
3.something that attaches; a fastening or tie: the attachments of a harness; the attachments of a pair of skis.
4.an additional or supplementary device: attachments for an electric drill.
5.Law . seizure of property or person by legal authority, especially seizure of a defendant's property to prevent its dissipation before trial or to acquire jurisdiction over it.
something attached, as a document added to a letter.