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Meaning of ATTENDANCE

Pronunciation:  u'tenduns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
 

ATTENDANCE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: attending
 
 Antonyms: nonattendance
 
 See Also: appearance, appearing, coming into court, group action, presence, turnout

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\At*tend"ance\, n. [OE. attendance, OF. atendance,
fr. atendre, F. attendre. See {Attend}, v. t.]
1. Attention; regard; careful application. [Obs.]

         Till I come, give attendance to reading. --1 Tim.
                                               iv. 13.

2. The act of attending; state of being in waiting; service;
   ministry; the fact of being present; presence.

         Constant attendance at church three times a day.
                                               --Fielding.

3. Waiting for; expectation. [Obs.]

         Languishing attendance and expectation of death.
                                               --Hooker.

4. The persons attending; a retinue; attendants.

         If your stray attendance by yet lodged. --Milton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: appearance, assemblage, assembly, attendant, attending, audience, being, body of retainers, box office, cohort, cortege, court, crowd, draw, employ, employment, entourage, follower, following, frequence, frequenting, gate, gathering, house, ministration, ministry, number present, parasite, peonage, presence, retinue, rout, satellite, serfdom, serving, servitium, servitorship, servitude, slavery, suite, tendance, train, turnout
 

 

 

 

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