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ap·pend

 (ə-pĕnd′)
tr.v. ap·pend·ed, ap·pend·ing, ap·pends
1. To add as a supplement or appendix: appended a list of errors to the report.
2. To fix to; attach: append a charm to the bracelet.

[Latin appendere, to hang upon : ad-, ad- + pendere, to hang; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.]
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append

(əˈpɛnd)
vb (tr)
1. to add as a supplement: to append a footnote.
2. to attach; hang on
[C15: from Late Latin appendere to hang (something) from, from Latin pendere to hang]
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ap•pend

(əˈpɛnd)

v.t.
1. to add as a supplement or appendix: to append a note to a letter.
2. to affix: to append one's signature to a will.
[1640–50; < Latin appendere=ap- ap-1 + -pendere to hang]
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append

- Originally meant "hang on" or "attach as a pendant."
See also related terms for pendant.
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append


Past participle: appended
Gerund: appending

Imperative
append
append
Present
I append
you append
he/she/it appends
we append
you append
they append
Preterite
I appended
you appended
he/she/it appended
we appended
you appended
they appended
Present Continuous
I am appending
you are appending
he/she/it is appending
we are appending
you are appending
they are appending
Present Perfect
I have appended
you have appended
he/she/it has appended
we have appended
you have appended
they have appended
Past Continuous
I was appending
you were appending
he/she/it was appending
we were appending
you were appending
they were appending
Past Perfect
I had appended
you had appended
he/she/it had appended
we had appended
you had appended
they had appended
Future
I will append
you will append
he/she/it will append
we will append
you will append
they will append
Future Perfect
I will have appended
you will have appended
he/she/it will have appended
we will have appended
you will have appended
they will have appended
Future Continuous
I will be appending
you will be appending
he/she/it will be appending
we will be appending
you will be appending
they will be appending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been appending
you have been appending
he/she/it has been appending
we have been appending
you have been appending
they have been appending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been appending
you will have been appending
he/she/it will have been appending
we will have been appending
you will have been appending
they will have been appending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been appending
you had been appending
he/she/it had been appending
we had been appending
you had been appending
they had been appending
Conditional
I would append
you would append
he/she/it would append
we would append
you would append
they would append
Past Conditional
I would have appended
you would have appended
he/she/it would have appended
we would have appended
you would have appended
they would have appended
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.append - add to the very endappend - add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language"
attach - cause to be attached
annex - attach to
2.append - fix toappend - fix to; attach; "append a charm to the necklace"
attach - cause to be attached
subjoin - add to the end
3.append - state or say furtherappend - state or say further; "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"
say, state, tell - express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
slip in, stick in, sneak in, insert - insert casually; "She slipped in a reference to her own work"
toss in - add casually to a conversation; "`I don't agree with this,' she tossed in"
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append

verb (Formal) add, attach, join, hang, adjoin, fasten, annex, tag on, affix, tack on, subjoin His real name hadn't been appended to the manuscript.
remove, separate, take off, detach, disconnect, disengage
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append

verb
To add as a supplement or an appendix:
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Translations

append

[əˈpend] (frm) VT
1. (= add) [+ signature] → añadir; [+ note] → agregar, añadir
2. (= attach) → adjuntar
3. (Comput) → anexionar (al final)
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append

[əˈpɛnd] vt (COMPUTING)ajouter (à la fin d'un fichier)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

append

vt notes etcanhängen (→ to an +acc) (also Comput), → hinzufügen; sealdrücken (→ to auf +acc); signaturesetzen (→ to unter +acc); the seal/signature appended to this documentdas Siegel, mit dem/die Unterschrift, mit der das Dokument versehen ist
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append

[əˈpɛnd] vt (frm) (add, signature) → apporre; (attach) → allegare (Comput) → aggiungere (in coda)
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References in classic literature ?
It is possible that the "Astronomy" or "Astrology" (as Plutarch calls it) was in turn appended to the "Divination".
I have appended to the descriptions of each species an account of its habits and range.
If a stranger were introduced into any miscellaneous metropolitan society, it would but slightly advance the general opinion of his merits, were he presented to the company as a harpooneer, say; and if in emulation of the naval officers he should append the initials S.
For some years Wilson had been privately at work on a whimsical almanac, for his amusement--a calendar, with a little dab of ostensible philosophy, usually in ironical form, appended to each date; and the judge thought that these quips and fancies of Wilson's were neatly turned and cute; so he carried a handful of them around one day, and read them to some of the chief citizens.
To re- move the liability of such misapprehension, I deem it proper to append the following brief explanation.
Will Lord Dawlish as soon as possible call upon Mr Gerald Nichols at his office?' To this was appended a message consisting of two words: 'Good news.'
The car is much smaller and lighter, in proportion, than the one appended to the model.
The record lasted over nearly twenty years, the amount of the separate entries growing larger as time went on, and at the end a grand total had been made out after five or six wrong additions, and these words appended, "Bones, his pile."