Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of attend.

Etymologies

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attend + -eth

Examples

  • Horatio Spafford stared solemnly at the rolling waves, and that night he wrote the words to what would become a beloved hymn of the Christian faith: “When peace like a river attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll, whatever my lot, You have taught me to say, It is well, it is well with my soul.”

    Become a Better You

  • Pedro, I am a woman as others are, and subject to the same desires, as (by nature) attendeth on flesh and blood: looke how thou failest in kindnesse towards me, thinke it not amisse, if I doe the like to thee, and endeavour thou to win the worthy title of a Father, because I was made to be a Mother.

    The Decameron

  • Whereby appeareth, what ill successe attendeth on them, that love contrary to reason: In offering injurie both to friendship and marriage together

    The Decameron

  • He that attendeth that office at this time, is called Estoma Bisabroza Pastelnischay.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Also pray him that he be of good heart and courage, for he shall meet with a full noble knight, but he is neither of bounty, courtesy, nor gentleness; for he attendeth unto nothing but to murder, and that is the cause I cannot praise him nor love him.

    Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table

  • And it hath much greater life for practice when the discourse attendeth upon the example, than when the example attendeth upon the discourse.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • The third is the doctrine concerning all variety and particularity of things; whether it be of the differing substances, or their differing qualities and natures; whereof there needeth no enumeration, this part being but as a gloss or paraphrase that attendeth upon the text of natural history.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Let men make the best of their reason they can, in the searching and consideration of the perverse nature and dreadful consequents of sin, of the perfect peace and future blessedness which attendeth the practice of holiness, they will find an obstinacy and stubbornness in their hearts not conquerable by any such reasonings or considerations.

    Pneumatologia

  • He attendeth here hard by, To know your answer, whether you'll admit him.

    Public Speaking

  • Lieutenant of the Tower, armed with a fair white armour, a nest of fethers in his helm, and a like pole-axe in his hand; and with them sixteen Trumpetters; four drums and fifes going in rank before them; and with them attendeth four men in white harneys, from the middle upwards, and halberds in their hands, bearing on their shoulders the

    Christmas: Its Origin and Associations Together with Its Historical Events and Festive Celebrations During Nineteen Centuries

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