attend: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-tend'), [key]
- to be present at: to attend a lecture; to attend church.
- to go with as a concomitant or result; accompany: Fever may attend a cold. Success attended her hard work.
- to take care of; minister to; devote one's services to: The nurse attended the patient daily.
- to wait upon; accompany as a companion or servant: The retainers attended their lord.
- to take charge of; watch over; look after; tend; guard: to attend one's health.
- to listen to; give heed to.
- to wait for; expect.
- to take care or charge: to attend to a sick person.
- to apply oneself: to attend to one's work.
- to pay attention; listen or watch attentively; direct one's thought; pay heed: to attend to a speaker.
- to be present: She is a member but does not attend regularly.
- to be present and ready to give service; wait (usually fol. by on or upon): to attend upon the Queen.
- to follow; be consequent (usually fol. by on or upon).
- to wait.
- attend (Thesaurus)