English verb: attend
|1.||attend (stative) be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.|
|Samples||She attends class regularly.|
I rarely attend services at my church.
Did you go to the meeting?.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Narrower (hyponym)||sit in, worship|
|Domain category||church, church service|
|2.||attend (social) take charge of or deal with|
|Samples||Could you see about lunch?.|
I must attend to this matter.
She took care of this business.
|Synonyms||look, see, take care|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s PP|
|Broader (hypernym)||care, give care|
|Narrower (hyponym)||minister, tend|
|3.||attend (stative) to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result|
|Samples||Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||accompany, attach to, come with, go with|
|4.||attend (social) work for or be a servant to|
|Samples||May 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.
|Synonyms||assist, attend to, serve, wait on|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Somebody ----s somebody with something
|Broader (hypernym)||aid, assist, help|
|Narrower (hyponym)||fag, valet|
|5.||attend (perception) give heed (to)|
|Samples||The children in the audience attended the recital quietly.|
She hung on his every word.
They attended to everything he said.
|Synonyms||advert, give ear, hang, pay heed|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|