|1.||[ verb ] be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.|
"She attends class regularly" "I rarely attend services at my church" "did you go to the meeting?"
|Related terms:||miss be worship sit_in church_service attendant attendance|
|2.||[ verb ] take charge of or deal with|
|Synonyms:||see take_care look|
"Could you see about lunch?" "I must attend to this matter" "She took care of this business"
|Related terms:||care tend minister tend care|
|3.||[ verb ] to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result|
: "Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation"
|4.||[ verb ] give heed (to)|
|Synonyms:||pay_attention give_ear hang pay_heed advert|
"The children in the audience attended the recital quietly" "She hung on his every word" "They paid attention to everything he said"
|Related terms:||listen fixate attention hearer attention advertence|
|5.||[ verb ] work for or be a servant to|
|Synonyms:||serve wait_on assist attend_to|
"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"
|Related terms:||help valet fag serve aid servant servitor|
|6.||[ verb ] be present|
"I hate that class and I never attend"
|7.||[ verb ] apply oneself to|
: "We will attend to this matter as soon as possible"
|8.||[ verb ] to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result|
"Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation"
|Related terms:||attach_to take_hold|