attend to (someone or something)

Definition of attend to (someone or something)

1 :to deal with (something)
  • Please excuse me. I must attend to some business.
  • Please excuse me. I've got some business I must attend to.
2 :to give needed help or attention to (someone or something)
  • Volunteers attend to the park for the summer.
  • The hotel staff attended to my every need.
  • Please make sure that the guests are attended to.

Word by Word Definitions

attend play
  1. : to be present at : to go to

  2. : to pay attention to

  3. : to look after : to take charge of

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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