• To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is suspended
  • To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex
  • To write more data to the end of a pre-existing file, string, or other object.


  • An instance of writing more data to the end of an existing file.


  • From Latin appendere, via Old French apendre, appendre, via Middle English appenden; from ad + pendere, equivalent to ad- + pend. Compare with Old English appenden, apenden. See also pendant.

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