Definition for AT-TEND'ANCE

AT-TEND'ANCE, n. [Fr.]

  1. The act of waiting on, or serving. Of which no man gave attendance at the altar. – Heb. vii.
  2. A waiting on; a being present on business of any kind; as, the attendance of witnesses or persons in court; attendance of members of the legislature.
  3. Service; ministry. Receive attendance. – Shak.
  4. The persons attending; a train; a retinue. – Milton.
  5. Attention; regard; careful application of mind. Give attendance to reading. 1 Tim. iv.
  6. Expectation. [Obs.] – Hooker.

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