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append Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb add to the very end
    affix; add on; supplement.
    • He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language
  2. verb fix to; attach
    tack on; tack; tag on; hang on.
    • append a charm to the necklace
  3. verb state or say further
    add; supply.
    • `It doesn't matter,' he supplied

Ap*pend" transitive verb
L. appendere or F. appendre: cf. OE. appenden, apenden, to belong, OF. apendre, F. appendre, fr. L. appendre, v. i., to hang to, appendre, v. t., to hang to; ad + pendre, v. i., to hang, pendre, v. t., to hang. See Pendant.
imperfect & past participle Appended; present participle & verbal noun Appending
  1. To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is suspended; as, a seal appended to a record; the inscription was appended to the column.
  2. To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex; as, notes appended to this chapter.
    A further purpose appended to the primary one. I. Taylor.

Webster 1913