My husband and I will both attend the banquet.
How many people attended the baseball game?
He won't be attending the conference.
How many people will be attending?
She attends a school in the city.
He'll be attending the university in the fall.
I am the first child in my family to attend college.
We attend the same church.
Each nurse attends 15 patients.
A midwife attended the birth. See More
Recent Examples on the WebThe new parents attended the awards ceremony — where Peele's film Get Out was nominated for five awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.—Emily St. Martin, Peoplemag, 10 Sep. 2023 Putin has not attended the conference since invading Ukraine in February of 2022.—USA TODAY, 10 Sep. 2023 Read full article The former Yankees captain attended his first Old-Timers' Day on Saturday as New York celebrated the 25th anniversary of the 1998 team that won 125 games.—Larry Fleisher, BostonGlobe.com, 9 Sep. 2023 The day before his birthday, Nelson, as per usual, participated in meetings and attended to other duties in the Church Administration Building in downtown Salt Lake City, according to a Saturday news release.—David Noyce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Sep. 2023 On top of all that, there is no shortage of Mississippi alumni living in and around New Orleans — Archie Manning and Deuce McAllister, who plan to attend, being but a couple examples.—Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 9 Sep. 2023 The Prince and Princess of Wales, who have officially returned to work after taking a brief hiatus during their children’s summer vacation, attended an intimate private service at St. Davids Cathedral in Wales today.—Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 8 Sep. 2023 That still moved forward despite a SAG strike that kept all but one actor — Powers Boothe — from attending.—Michael Schneider, Variety, 8 Sep. 2023 In addition to his message, the King and Queen Camilla attended Crathie Kirk church in Aberdeenshire on Friday morning for private memorial prayers.—Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 8 Sep. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French atendre, from Latin attendere, literally, to stretch to, from ad- + tendere to stretch — more at thin