attend VERB 1) be present at. 2) go regularly to (a school, church, etc). 3) (attend to) deal with or pay attention to. 4) occur at the same time as or as a result of. 5) escort and wait on (an important person).
DERIVATIVES attendee noun attender noun.
ORIGIN Latin attendere, from tendere 'stretch' .

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