Definition of atend
1. attend [ v ] be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
Examples: "She attends class regularly" "I rarely attend services at my church" "did you go to the meeting?"
(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
We attended the premieres of his concertos , symphonies , and suites ; we studied , taught , and performed his piano_sonatas , chamber_music , gavottes , and marches ; we bought his records and played them in our schools and universities .
(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)
The infamous Wansee_Conference called by Heydrich in January 1942 , to organize the material and technical means to put_to_death the eleven million Jews spread throughout the nations of Europe , was attended by representatives of major organs of the German state , including the Reich_Minister_of_the_Interior , the State_Secretary in_charge of the Four_Year_Plan , the Reich_Minister_of_Justice , the Under_Secretary_of_Foreign_Affairs .
(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)
To settle this slight , O_'_Banion went down to the La_Salle_Theatre in the Loop , where , he had learned , Dave_Miller was attending the opening of a musical_comedy .
(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)
He had attended three universities in the United_States .
(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)
Sixty_five per_cent of the Jewish teen-agers of college age attend institutions of higher learning .Synonyms attend go_to Related Terms miss be worship sit_in church_service attendant attendance
2. attend [ v ] take charge of or deal with
Examples: "Could you see about lunch?" "I must attend to this matter" "She took care of this business"
(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
At their meeting he told her not to bother about `` where '' - he would attend to that .Synonyms see take_care attend look Related Terms care tend minister tend care
3. attend [ v ] to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result
Examples: : "Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation"
(William Gomberg, "Unions and the Anti-Trust Laws"...)
THE RECENT publicity attending the successful federal prosecution of a conspiracy indictment against a_number_of electrical manufacturers has evoked a new respect for the anti-trust laws that_is justified neither by their rationale nor by the results they have obtained .Synonyms attend Related Terms attach_to
4. attend [ v ] give heed (to)
Examples: "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly" "She hung on his every word" "They paid attention to everything he said"
(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)
The spectacle progressed towards a denouement which was obviously still remote ; the audience attended .Synonyms pay_attention give_ear hang attend pay_heed advert Related Terms listen fixate attention hearer attention advertence
5. attend [ v ] work for or be a servant to
Examples: "May I serve you?" "She attends the old lady in the wheelchair" "Can you wait on our table, please?" "Is a salesperson assisting you?" "The minister served the King for many years"
(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)
Without saying so , she was really grateful ; for to attend the dying was something she had never experienced , and certainly had not imagined when she thought_of the duties she would have as Bobby_Joe 's wife .Synonyms serve attend wait_on assist attend_to Related Terms help valet fag serve aid servant servitor
6. attend [ v ] be present
Examples: "I hate that class and I never attend"
7. attend [ v ] apply oneself to
Examples: : "We will attend to this matter as soon as possible"
8. attend [ v ] to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result
Examples: "Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation"
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