Synonyms for (verb) attend

Synonyms: pay heed, attend, advert, hang, give ear

Definition: give heed (to)

Usage: The children in the audience attended the recital quietly; She hung on his every word; They attended to everything he said

Similar words: listen

Definition: hear with intention

Usage: Listen to the sound of this cello


Synonyms: assist, attend, attend to, wait on, serve

Definition: work for or be a servant to

Usage: 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

Similar words: assist, aid, help

Definition: give help or assistance; be of service

Usage: Everyone helped out during the earthquake; Can you help me carry this table?; She never helps around the house


Synonyms: attend, take care, look, see

Definition: take charge of or deal with

Usage: Could you see about lunch?; I must attend to this matter; She took care of this business

Similar words: care, give care

Definition: provide care for

Usage: The nurse was caring for the wounded


Synonyms: attend, go to

Definition: be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.

Usage: She attends class regularly; I rarely attend services at my church; did you go to the meeting?

Similar words: be

Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?


Synonyms: attend

Definition: to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result

Usage: Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation

Similar words: come with, accompany, attach to, go with

Definition: be present or associated with an event or entity

Usage: French fries come with the hamburger; heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue; fish usually goes with white wine; this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries