take attendance

Definition of take attendance

  1. :  make a record of who is present The teacher takes attendance every day.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

  1. :  the act or fact of attending something or someone

    :  the persons or number of persons attending something

    :  an account of persons attending

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