attendance

attendance
noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or fact of attending <
a physician in attendance
>
2. a. the persons or number of persons attending; also an account of persons attending <
the teacher took attendance before starting class
>
b. the number of times a person attends

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • attendance — at‧tend‧ance [əˈtendəns] noun [countable, uncountable] 1. the number of people who attend something such as a meeting, or who go to see an event such as a football match etc: • Seven jobs were axed at the zoo after a 50% drop in attendances. 2.… …   Financial and business terms

  • Attendance — At*tend ance, n. [OE. attendance, OF. atendance, fr. atendre, F. attendre. See {Attend}, v. t.] 1. Attention; regard; careful application. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Till I come, give attendance to reading. 1 Tim. iv. 13. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attendance — late 14c., act of attending to one s duties, from O.Fr. atendance attention, wait, hope, expectation, from atendant, prp. of atendre (see ATTEND (Cf. attend)). Meaning action of waiting on someone dates from late 14c. (to dance attendance on… …   Etymology dictionary

  • attendance — [n1] being present appearance, attending, being in evidence, being there, participation, presence; concept 388 Ant. absence attendance [v2] people present at event assemblage, assembly, audience, box office, company, congregation, crowd, draw,… …   New thesaurus

  • attendance — I noun accompaniment, ministration, presence II index service (assistance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • attendance — ► NOUN 1) the action of attending. 2) the number of people present at a particular occasion …   English terms dictionary

  • attendance — [ə ten′dəns] n. 1. the act of attending 2. the persons or number of persons attending 3. the degree of regularity in attending …   English World dictionary

  • attendance — n. persons present number of persons present 1) to check attendance; to take attendance (in school) 2) average; daily; low, poor; perfect attendance 3) attendance has gone up; attendance has fallen, gone down presence 4) attendance at (attendance …   Combinatory dictionary

  • attendance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, large, record ▪ It was a record attendance for a midweek game. ▪ low, poor, sparse (esp. AmE), spotty (Am …   Collocations dictionary

  • attendance — [[t]əte̱ndəns[/t]] attendances 1) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp Someone s attendance at an event or an institution is the fact that they are present at the event or go regularly to the institution. Her attendance at school was sporadic. 2) N VAR: usu… …   English dictionary

  • attendance — at|tend|ance [əˈtendəns] n 1.) [U and C] the number of people who attend a game, concert, meeting etc ▪ We have an average attendance of 4000 fans per game. ▪ Last year s fair saw attendance figures of 32,000. 2.) [U and C] when someone goes to a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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