attendance

  • 1 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.… …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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,… …

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

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

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

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  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 attendance — at|ten|dance [ ə tendəns ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount the number of people who are present at an event or in a place such as a school or church: Games this season have attracted record attendances. Church attendance dropped sharply in the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 attendance — noun 1 (C) the number of people who attend a game, concert, meeting etc: high/low attendance: a low attendance at class of 84 s reunion 2 (C, U) the number of times that you go to a meeting, class etc that is held regularly: Many students have a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 attendance */*/ — UK [əˈtendəns] / US noun Word forms attendance : singular attendance plural attendances 1) [countable/uncountable] the number of people who are present at an event or in a place such as a school or church Matches this season have attracted record …

    English dictionary

  • 15 attendance — /euh ten deuhns/, n. 1. the act of attending. 2. the persons or number of persons present: an attendance of more than 300 veterans. 3. dance attendance, to be obsequious in one s attentions or service; attend constantly: He was given a larger… …

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  • 16 attendance — noun 1) please confirm your attendance Syn: presence, appearance 2) the attendance was dismal Syn: turnout, audience, house, gate, box office; crowd, congregation, gathering Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 attendance — [əˈtendəns] noun 1) [C/U] the number of people who are present at an event or in a place such as a school or church Church attendance dropped sharply in the 1970s.[/ex] Attendance at the first meeting was high (= there were a lot of people).[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 attendance — n. 1 the act of attending or being present. 2 the number of people present (a high attendance). Phrases and idioms: attendance allowance (in the UK) a State benefit paid to disabled people in need of constant care at home. attendance centre Brit …

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  • 19 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 > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 attendance — noun /əˈtɛn.dəns/ a) The state of attending; presence. Attendance at the meeting is required. b) The count or list of individuals present for an event. The class sat down so that the teacher could take attendance …

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