attending attending  /ə ˈtɛn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
  2. (n) the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Many children have stopped attending school because of hunger, while their parents are choosing to spend their days searching for food rather than show up for work.
  2. Lieberman has started attending again.
  3. Hitler had forgotten Harrow, and he had also overlooked the vast majority of the youth of this country who have never had the privilege of attending such schools.

News

  1. U.S. Open at Merion: Even if you drive, you'll still have to walk

    Attending a golf tournament involves a lot of walking but nobody wants to walk more than they can drive.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Main Line Times

  2. Mobile Mayor Sam Jones not attending Wednesday's candidates forum

    Incumbent mayor has a scheduling conflict; candidate Sandy Stimpson says he will be there and also blasts Jones for not attending forum hosted by Councilwoman Bess Rich.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Mobile Press-Register

  3. 14 Essential SEO Conferences and How Attending Each One Helps Your Business by @jaysondemers

    Conferences play a disproportionately large role in internet marketing in general and SEO specifically. The main for this is that it’s a fairly small industry, so connections and networking matter more than most. Attending conferences is a great way to get in front of potential clients and industry peers to share your services and develop [...] Author information Jayson DeMers Jayson DeMers is ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Search Engine Journal

Quotes

  1. "Your work is vital to the planet. While I won't be President at the time of your meeting and while the United States has only one President at a time, I've asked Members of Congress who are attending the conference as observers to report back to me...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: AHN

  2. "However, in light of the recent turbulence in financial markets, the uncertainty attending this forecast is quite high and the risks remain to the downside," said Bernanke.
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: FOXBusiness

  3. "The only thing he is guilty of is using bad judgment and attending and publicizing parties open to the public and utilizing his name to get people there," said Dungy, who helped shepherd Vick back into the NFL after his 18-month prison stay....
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Tony Dungy Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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