American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of attending.
- n. The persons or number of persons that are present.
- n. The frequency with which a person is present.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of attending or attending on. The act of waiting on or serving; the state of being present for purposes of duty, business, pleasure, etc.; service; ministry.
- n. The body of persons attending for any purpose: as, a large attendance is requested.
- n. Attendants collectively; persons waiting on one to render him service; a train; a retinue.
- n. The state of attending; presence.
- n. The count or list of individuals present for an event.
- n. The frequency with which one has been present for a regular activity or set of events.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete Attention; regard; careful application.
- n. The act of attending; state of being in waiting; service; ministry; the fact of being present; presence.
- n. obsolete Waiting for; expectation.
- n. The persons attending; a retinue; attendants.
- n. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
- n. the frequency with which a person is present
- n. the number of people that are present
- From Old French atendance, from atendre ("to attend, listen") (Wiktionary)
“In my (limited) experience, it seems that writing conferences, groups, seminars, etc. always go much better when everyone in attendance is dedicated to writing (and the day).”
“I guess Bo Bo's secret meeting with only Democraps in attendance is his idea of "transparency".”
“Hey look on the bright side I'm sure somebody in attendance is capable of exorcisms.”
“Whether or not the pastor purposely choose the subject of the sermon because he knew that Senator Clinton was going to be in attendance is irrelevant.”
“The unique opportunity to talk to various celebrities in attendance is an added bonus.”
“One reason for a thin attendance is that members may well be engaged in a number of committee meetings that are taking place around the palace of Westminster.”
“How much of the drop in attendance is gender driven and how much is soccer driven?”
“He believes this season's drop in attendance is because of the gross disparity in revenue, along with a slow economy.”
“So in drawing boundaries, we under this plan would follow lines that have already been drawn by OPS for what they call attendance areas for the high schools.”
“National Public Radio has advised staff not to attend, while the Washington Post, putting its finest linguists on the case, has concluded that "attendance" is acceptable but "participation" is not.”
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