Definition for AT-TEND'

AT-TEND', v.i.

  1. To listen; to regard with attention; followed by to. Attend to the voice of my supplication. Ps. lxxxvi. Hence much used in the imperative, attend!
  2. To regard with observation, and correspondent practice; as, my son, attend to my words. Hence, to regard with compliance. He hath attended to the voice of my prayer. – Ps. lxvi.
  3. To fix the attention upon, as an object of pursuit; to be busy or engaged in; as, to attend to the study of the Scriptures.
  4. To wait on; to accompany or be present, in pursuance of duty; with on or upon; as, to attend upon a committee; to attend upon business. Hence,
  5. To wait on, in service or worship; to serve. That ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction. 1 Cor. vii.
  6. To stay; to delay. [Obs.] For this perfection she must yet attend, / Till to her Maker she espoused be. – Davies.
  7. To wait; to be within call. – Spenser.

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