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attended

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in accompanied, escorted

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attended

verb
past tense of attend

Synonyms & Antonyms of attended (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to go along with in order to provide assistance, protection, or companionship
  • a passel of assistants attend the movie star wherever she goes

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2 to pay attention especially through the act of hearing
  • I'm sorry, but all the noise means I'm having a hard time attending to the conversation

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3 to take charge of especially on behalf of another
  • tired of attending other people's children, the nanny was eager to have a child of her own

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4 to occur or exist at the same time
  • all the pomp and circumstance that attend the opening of the Olympic Games

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“Attended.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/attended. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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