how to pronounce attend


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attend is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of attend in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… i need everyone to attend live there's …”

meanings of attend


  1. To go to (a place) for some purpose (with at).
  2. To wait for; to await; to remain, abide, or be in store for.
  3. To wait upon as a servant etc.; to accompany to assist (someone).
  4. To be present with; to accompany; to be united or consequent to.
  5. To turn one's consideration (to); to deal with (a task, problem, concern etc.), to look after.
  6. Alternative form of atend ("to kindle").
  7. To be present at (an event or place) in order to take part in some action or proceedings; to regularly go to (an event or place).
  8. To listen to (something or someone); to pay attention to; regard; heed.
  9. To listen (to, unto).

attend frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word attend occurs in english on average 40.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics attend can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that attend can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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