To direct the attention to; to fix the mind upon; to give heed to; to regard.
- To be present at: attended class.
- To accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result: The speech was attended by wild applause.
- To accompany or wait upon as a companion or servant.
- To take care of (a sick person, for example). See Synonyms at tend2.
- To take charge of: They attended our affairs during our absence.
- To listen to; heed: attended my every word.
- Archaic To wait for; expect.
- To be present.
- To take care; give attention: We'll attend to that problem later.
- To apply or direct oneself: attended to their business.
- To pay attention: attended disinterestedly to the debate.
- To remain ready to serve; wait.
- Obsolete To delay or wait.