from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To add as a supplement or appendix: appended a list of errors to the report.
- transitive v. To fix to; attach: append a charm to the bracelet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. 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.
- v. To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex; as, notes appended to this chapter.
- v. To write more data to the end of a pre-existing file.
- n. An instance of writing more data to the end of an existing file.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is suspended
- transitive v. To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To belong; pertain.
- To hang or attach as a proper part, possession, or accompaniment, as a pendant; suspend: as, a seal appended to a record.
- To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; subjoin; annex.
- Synonyms To join, superadd, affix.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. add to the very end
- v. fix to; attach
- v. state or say further
Latin appendere, to hang upon : ad-, ad- + pendere, to hang; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin appendō ("hang something upon something, suspend on") or French appendre: compare with Old English appenden, apenden ("to belong"), Old French apendre, French appendre, from Latin appendere, present active infinitive of appendō ("hang something upon something, suspend on"); from ad ("on, upon, against") + pendō ("I suspend, hang"). See pendant. (Wiktionary)