verb (used with object)
to add as a supplement, accessory, or appendix; subjoin: to append a note to a letter.
to attach or suspend as a pendant.
to sign a document with; affix: to append one's signature to a will.

1640–50; < Latin appendere, equivalent to ap- ap1 + -pendere to hang (transitive)

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append (əˈpɛnd)
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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Word Origin & History

1640s, "to hang on, attach as a pendant," from L. appendere "to cause to hang (from something), weigh," from ad- "to" + pendere "hang" (see pendant). Meaning "to attach as an appendix" is first recorded 1843.
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Example sentences
It was appended to the nuke project for regulatory reasons not because the
  nukes created the need.
The following text will automatically be appended to your message:.
The article has been emended and a note appended to make that point clear.
They are chiefly appended to the transverse and sigmoid parts of the colon.
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