What does the word attach mean?

Usage examples for attach

  1. He did not seem to attach much importance to the incident that had secured his comrade's escape. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  2. " You don't seem to attach much importance to the matter," I remarked. – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  3. For, it should be added, a mortgage deed is recorded like any other for the benefit of all parties, not only to secure the mortgagee from a later purchaser who might buy if knowing nothing of the prior mortgage, but from another who might be willing to lend on such security like himself; or from a creditor of the mortgagor who might attach the property as belonging to him, if he did not know of the existence of the mortgage. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles