"attending" in the noun sense
1. attention, attending
the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
2. attendance, attending
the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
"attending" in the verb sense
1. attend, go to
be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
"She attends class regularly"
"I rarely attend services at my church"
"did you go to the meeting?"
2. attend, take care, look, see
take charge of or deal with
"Could you see about lunch?"
"I must attend to this matter"
"She took care of this business"
to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result
"Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation"
4. serve, attend to, wait on, attend, assist
work for or be a servant to
"May I serve you?"
"She attends the old lady in the wheelchair"
"Can you wait on our table, please?"
"Is a salesperson assisting you?"
"The minister served the King for many years"
5. attend, hang, advert, pay heed, give ear
give heed (to
"The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"
"She hung on his every word"
"They attended to everything he said"
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