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Definition of 'attend'

Verb

  1. 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?"
       Synonyms: go to
       Antonyms: miss
  2. take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
       Synonyms: take care look see
  3. to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result; "Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation"
  4. work for or be a servant 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"
       Synonyms: serve attend to wait on assist
  5. give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They attended to everything he said"
       Synonyms: hang advert pay heed give ear


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