attend+upon

  • 1 Attend — At*tend , v. i. 1. To apply the mind, or pay attention, with a view to perceive, understand, or comply; to pay regard; to heed; to listen; usually followed by to. [1913 Webster] Attend to the voice of my supplications. Ps. lxxxvi. 6. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 attend — attender, n. attendingly, adv. /euh tend /, v.t. 1. to be present at: to attend a lecture; to attend church. 2. to go with as a concomitant or result; accompany: Fever may attend a cold. Success attended her hard work. 3. to take care of;… …

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  • 3 attend — at•tend [[t]əˈtɛnd[/t]] v. t. 1) to be present at: to attend school[/ex] 2) to go with as a concomitant or result; accompany: Fever may attend a cold[/ex] 3) to take care of; minister to: a nurse attending a patient[/ex] 4) to wait upon;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 4 attend — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French atendre, from Latin attendere, literally, to stretch to, from ad + tendere to stretch more at thin Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to pay attention to 2. to …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 Attend — At*tend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attending}.] [OE. atenden, OF. atendre, F. attendre, to expect, to wait, fr. L. attendre to stretch, (sc. animum), to apply the mind to; ad + tendere to stretch. See {Tend}.] 1. To direct …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 attend — [v1] be present at appear, be a guest, be at, be present, be there, bob up*, catch, check in, clock in*, come to light*, drop in, frequent, go to, haunt, make an appearance, make it*, make the scene*, pop up*, punch in*, punch the clock*, ring… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 attend — [ə tend′] vt. [ME attenden < OFr atendre, to wait, expect < L attendere, to stretch toward, give heed to < ad , to + tendere, stretch: see THIN] 1. Now Rare to take care or charge of; look after 2. a) to wait on; minister to; serve b) to …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 attend — I (accompany) verb be associated with, be connected with, go along with II (be present at) verb frequent, go to, visit III (heed) verb be attentive to, give heed to, listen, mark, mind, note, notice, take notice of IV ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 attend — (v.) c.1300, to direct one s mind or energies, from O.Fr. atendre (12c., Mod.Fr. attendre) to expect, wait for, pay attention, and directly from L. attendere give heed to, lit. to stretch toward, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + tendere stretch… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 attend — /əˈtɛnd / (say uh tend) verb (t) 1. to be present at: to attend school; to attend a meeting. 2. to go with as a concomitant or result; accompany: a cold attended with fever. 3. to minister to; devote one s services to. 4. to wait upon or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 attend — 01. Please let me know if you are unable to [attend] class. 02. Students whose [attendance] falls below 80% will receive a warning letter. 03. The funeral of Mahatma Gandhi was [attended] by millions of people. 04. We [attended] UCLA together… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 attend — Synonyms and related words: accompany, administer to, aid, animadvert, appear, assist, assister, associate, associate with, assort with, attend on, attend to, audit, auscultate, band together, be all ears, be at, be present at, bear, become of,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 attend to, tend to — Tend to is more often used than attend to: Please tend to the store while I m away. However, attend to is idiomatically more acceptable in the sense of to wait upon or to care for : Will you attend to that customer? Kindly attend to this matter… …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 14 attend — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. accompany, escort; be present; heed, listen; minister to, serve. See accompaniment, attention, presence, remedy. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To go with] Syn. accompany, escort, chaperon; see accompany 1 ,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 attend on — Accompany, serve, wait on, be in waiting upon, be within call of …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16 Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored — is a film directed by Tim Reid and the screenplay was written by Paul W. Cooper. The film is based on Clifton Taulbert’s real life and his nonfiction book, Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored. The film plays out Taulbert’s life. The film… …

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  • 17 To wait upon — Wait Wait, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waiting}.] [OE. waiten, OF. waitier, gaitier, to watch, attend, F. guetter to watch, to wait for, fr. OHG. wahta a guard, watch, G. wacht, from OHG. wahh[=e]n to watch, be awake. [root]134 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Once Upon a Time in China II — Japanese film poster Traditional 黃飛鴻之二男兒當自強 Simplified …

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  • 19 Once Upon a Time in China III — Film poster Traditional 黃飛鴻之三獅王爭霸 Simplified …

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  • 20 Once Upon a Time in the North — This article is about the book. For the album, see Once upon a Time in the North (album). Once Upon a Time in the North …

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