attachment

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. addition, adjunct, appendage; legal seizure (See acquisition); affection, love, loyalty, devotion. See junction. Ant., aversion, antipathy, separation.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Affection]
Syn. fondness, liking, devotion; see affection 1 , love 1 .
2. [Something attached]
Syn. accessory, adjunct, appendage; see addition 2 .
See Synonym Study at love .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. fastening tying, connection, joining.
2. devotion regard, affection, crush, affinity, bond, esteem, fondness, love.
3. accessory appendage, appurtenance, fixture, addition, extension, supplement.
ANT.: 1. detachment, separation. 2. repulsion, aversion
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The condition of being closely tied to another by affection or faith: affection, devotion, fondness, liking, love, loyalty (used in plural). See CONNECT. 2. A subordinate element added to another entity: accessory, adjunct, appendage, appurtenance, supplement. See INCREASE.

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