from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Attention; regard; careful application.
- n. The act of attending; state of being in waiting; service; ministry; the fact of being present; presence.
- n. Waiting for; expectation.
- n. The persons attending; a retinue; attendants.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of attending or attending on.
- 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)