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attended


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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  attention  to  to  fix  the  mind  upon  to  give 
  heed  to  to  regard.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  diligent  pilot  in  a  dangerous  tempest  doth  not 
  attend  the  unskillful  words  of  the  passenger.  --Sir 
  P.  Sidney. 
 
  2.  To  care  for  to  look  after  to  take  charge  of  to  watch 
  over 
 
  3.  To  go  or  stay  with  as  a  companion,  nurse,  or  servant;  to 
  visit  professionally,  as  a  physician;  to  accompany  or 
  follow  in  order  to  do  service;  to  escort;  to  wait  on  to 
  serve. 
 
  The  fifth  had  charge  sick  persons  to  attend. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  Attends  the  emperor  in  his  royal  court.  --Shak. 
 
  With  a  sore  heart  and  a  gloomy  brow,  he  prepared  to 
  attend  William  thither.  --Macaulay. 
 
  4.  To  be  present  with  to  accompany;  to  be  united  or 
  consequent  to  as  a  measure  attended  with  ill  effects. 
 
  What  cares  must  then  attend  the  toiling  swain. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  5.  To  be  present  at  as  to  attend  church,  school,  a  concert, 
  a  business  meeting. 
 
  6.  To  wait  for  to  await;  to  remain,  abide,  or  be  in  store 
  for  [Obs.] 
 
  The  state  that  attends  all  men  after  this  --Locke. 
 
  Three  days  I  promised  to  attend  my  doom.  --Dryden. 
 
  Syn:  To  {Attend},  {Mind},  {Regard},  {Heed},  {Notice}. 
 
  Usage:  Attend  is  generic,  the  rest  are  specific  terms.  To 
  mind  is  to  attend  so  that  it  may  not  be  forgotten;  to 
  regard  is  to  look  on  a  thing  as  of  importance;  to  heed 
  is  to  attend  to  a  thing  from  a  principle  of  caution; 
  to  notice  is  to  think  on  that  which  strikes  the 
  senses  --Crabb.  See  {Accompany}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  attended 
  adj  1:  having  accompaniment  or  companions  or  escort;  "there  were 
  lone  gentlemen  and  gentlemen  accompanied  by  their 
  wives"  [syn:  {accompanied}]  [ant:  {unaccompanied}] 
  2:  having  a  caretaker  or  other  watcher  [syn:  {tended  to(p)}] 




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