1) посещать; присутствовать

to attend a lecture — посетить лекцию

to attend school — ходить в школу

to attend a meeting — присутствовать на собрании

2) (attend to) заботиться (о чем-л.); уделять внимание (кому-л. / чему-л.); следить (за кем-л. / чем-л.)

to attend to smb.'s needs — быть внимательным к чьим-л. нуждам

to attend to the education of one's children — следить за воспитанием своих детей

to attend to one's own business — заботиться о собственных делах

I was not attending to the conversation. — Я не следил за беседой.

The patient was attended by Dr. Ronald. — Больного лечил доктор Роналд.

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3) (attend (up)on) ухаживать за (больным)

Jane has been attending (up)on her sick mother for years. — Джейн много лет ухаживала за больной матерью.

4) прислуживать, обслуживать

to attend customers — обслуживать клиентов

In former times, a king would have as many as 100 people attending (up)on him. — В прежние времена короля обслуживало до 100 человек.

5) сопровождать; сопутствовать

to attend an ambassador — сопровождать посла

Our plans were attended with great difficulties. — Наши планы были связаны с большими трудностями.

Too many dangers attended (up)on the climbers' attempt to reach the top of the mountain. — Слишком много опасностей сопутствовало попытке альпинистов достичь вершины горы.


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  • Attend — At*tend , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attending}.] [OE. atenden, OF. atendre, F. attendre, to expect, to wait, fr. L. attendre to stretch, (sc. animum), to apply the mind to; ad + tendere to stretch. See {Tend}.] 1. To direct …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attend — At*tend , v. i. 1. To apply the mind, or pay attention, with a view to perceive, understand, or comply; to pay regard; to heed; to listen; usually followed by to. [1913 Webster] Attend to the voice of my supplications. Ps. lxxxvi. 6. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attend — [v1] be present at appear, be a guest, be at, be present, be there, bob up*, catch, check in, clock in*, come to light*, drop in, frequent, go to, haunt, make an appearance, make it*, make the scene*, pop up*, punch in*, punch the clock*, ring… …   New thesaurus

  • attend — at‧tend [əˈtend] verb [intransitive, transitive] to go to an event such as a meeting: • The two men both attended a 90 minute board meeting yesterday. • a conference attended by 200 people * * * attend UK US /əˈtend/ verb [I or T] ► MEETINGS to… …   Financial and business terms

  • attend to — (someone) to give care to someone who is ill. Malone flew home to attend to his wife, who was in the hospital …   New idioms dictionary

  • attend — ► VERB 1) be present at. 2) go regularly to (a school, church, etc). 3) (attend to) deal with or pay attention to. 4) occur at the same time as or as a result of. 5) escort and wait on (an important person). DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • attend — [ə tend′] vt. [ME attenden < OFr atendre, to wait, expect < L attendere, to stretch toward, give heed to < ad , to + tendere, stretch: see THIN] 1. Now Rare to take care or charge of; look after 2. a) to wait on; minister to; serve b) to …   English World dictionary

  • attend — I (accompany) verb be associated with, be connected with, go along with II (be present at) verb frequent, go to, visit III (heed) verb be attentive to, give heed to, listen, mark, mind, note, notice, take notice of IV ( …   Law dictionary

  • attend to — index assume (undertake), care (regard), concern (care), hear (give attention to), heed …   Law dictionary

  • attend — (v.) c.1300, to direct one s mind or energies, from O.Fr. atendre (12c., Mod.Fr. attendre) to expect, wait for, pay attention, and directly from L. attendere give heed to, lit. to stretch toward, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + tendere stretch… …   Etymology dictionary

  • attend to — (something) to deal with something. Firefighters attended to a smoking car outside the building …   New idioms dictionary

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