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1. attend

verb. ['əˈtɛnd'] be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc..

Synonyms

  • go to
  • sit in
  • worship

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • literalize

Etymology

  • attenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Attend

  • overextend
  • comprehend
  • condescend
  • transcend
  • recommend
  • landsend
  • apprehend
  • suspend
  • reoffend
  • pretend
  • portend
  • misspend
  • extend
  • expend
  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • befriend
  • yearend
  • unbend
  • relend
  • intend
  • impend
  • descend
  • depend
  • defend
  • commend
  • backend
  • trend
  • spend

How do you spell attend? Is it attent ?

A common misspelling of attend is attent

Example sentences of the word attend


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
After you attend mediation, the court will set a date for your trial.

2. Verb, base form
If you do not know of any active members, you should attend events sponsored by the organization.

Quotes containing the word attend


1. I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
- Mark Twain

2. My soul is impatient with itself, as with a bothersome child; its restlessness keeps growing and is forever the same. Everything interests me, but nothing holds me. I attend to everything, dreaming all the while. […]. I'm two, and both keep their distance — Siamese twins that aren't attached.
- Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

3. You attend the funeral, you bid the dead farewell. You grieve. Then you continue with your life. And at times the fact of her absence will hit you like a blow to the chest, and you will weep. But this will happen less and less as time goes on. She is dead. You are alive. So live.
- Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections

2. attend

verb. ['əˈtɛnd'] take charge of or deal with.

Synonyms

  • take care
  • see
  • give care
  • tend
  • look
  • care

Antonyms

  • layman
  • refrain
  • esteem
  • respect

Etymology

  • attenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. attend

verb. ['əˈtɛnd'] to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result.

Synonyms

  • accompany
  • go with
  • come with

Antonyms

  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • attenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. attend

verb. ['əˈtɛnd'] give heed (to).

Synonyms

  • fixate
  • pay heed
  • listen
  • hang
  • give ear

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen
  • act

Etymology

  • attenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. attend

verb. ['əˈtɛnd'] work for or be a servant to.

Synonyms

  • help
  • serve
  • aid
  • valet
  • fag
  • attend to
  • assist

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • idle
  • refresh
  • neglect

Etymology

  • attenden (Middle English (1100-1500))
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