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attend

at·tend

attend

 
 
pronunciation:
tend
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part of speech: verb
inflections: attended, attending, attends
definition: to be present at a place for some particular purpose.
Did you attend the wedding?The law says that children must attend school.
similar words:
go to, see, visit
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The word attend contains the following parts:
at- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix at- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before roots beginning with "t," such as "tract" and "ten, tin, tain." See ad-.
tend, tent, tens Latin root that means stretch