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English verb: attend to

1. attend to (cognition) get down to; pay attention to; take seriously


SamplesAttend to your duties, please.


Synonymstake to heart


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bear in mind, mind


Antonymsneglect, leave out, omit, pretermit, overleap, overlook, miss, drop

2. attend to (social) work for or be a servant to


SamplesMay I serve you?.
She attends the old lady in the wheelchair.
Can you wait on our table, please?.
Is a salesperson assisting you?.
The minister served the King for many years.


ExamplesSam cannot attend to Sue


Synonymsassist, attend, serve, wait on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody with something


Broader (hypernym)aid, assist, help


Narrower (hyponym)fag, valet


Verb groupserve









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