Definition of attending
- an attending physician
- attending staff
a surprise arrest of the operator of an illegal gambling joint and all attending employees
dislikes flying and all of its attending inconveniences
at hand, in attendance, on hand;
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: serving as a doctor on the staff of a hospital who regularly visits and treats patients and is in charge of other staff members
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