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Prepend vs. Append

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Prependnoun

Prepention - the act of prepending

Appendverb

(transitive) To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is suspended

‘a seal appended to a record’; ‘An inscription was appended to the column.’;

Prependverb

To attach (an expression, phrase, etc.) to another, as a prefix.

Appendverb

(transitive) To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex

‘notes appended to a book chapter’;

Prependverb

To premeditate; to weigh up mentally.

Appendverb

(computing) To write more data to the end of a pre-existing file, string, or other non-constant data type.

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Prependverb

add (something) to the beginning of something else

‘you forgot to prepend ‘I personally believe’ to the statements you are making’;

Appendnoun

(computing) An instance of writing more data to the end of an existing file.

Prependverb

attach (a piece of data) to the beginning of another

‘in this case, you must prepend the server name to the database name, separated by a period’;

Appendverb

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.

Appendverb

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.’;

Appendverb

add to the very end;

‘He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language’;

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Appendverb

fix to; attach;

‘append a charm to the necklace’;

Appendverb

state or say further;

‘`It doesn't matter,' he supplied’;

Appendverb

add (something) to the end of a written document

‘the results of the survey are appended to this chapter’;

Append

In computer programming, append is the operation for concatenating linked lists or arrays in some high-level programming languages.

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