attending

attending
noun
1. the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
Syn: ↑attention
Ant: ↑inattention (for: ↑attention)
Derivationally related forms: ↑attend (for: ↑attention)
Hypernyms: ↑basic cognitive process
Hyponyms:
2. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
Syn: ↑attendance
Ant: ↑nonattendance (for: ↑attendance)
Derivationally related forms: ↑attendant (for: ↑attendance), ↑attend (for: ↑attendance)
Hypernyms: ↑group action
Hyponyms: ↑appearance, ↑appearing, ↑coming into court, ↑presence, ↑turnout

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