attending

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1at·tend·ing

adjective \ə-ˈten-diŋ\

: serving as a doctor on the staff of a hospital who regularly visits and treats patients and is in charge of other staff members

Full Definition of ATTENDING

:  serving as a physician on the staff of a teaching hospital <an attending surgeon>

Examples of ATTENDING

  1. <a surprise arrest of the operator of an illegal gambling joint and all attending employees>
  2. <dislikes flying and all of its attending inconveniences>

First Known Use of ATTENDING

circa 1923

2attending

noun

Definition of ATTENDING

:  an attending physician or surgeon

First Known Use of ATTENDING

1951

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