attend to something

attend to something
attend to (something) to deal with something.

Firefighters attended to a smoking car outside the building.

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  • attend to something — atˈtend to sb/sth derived to deal with sb/sth; to take care of sb/sth • I have some urgent business to attend to. • A nurse attended to his needs constantly. • (BrE …   Useful english dictionary

  • attend to something — Syn: deal with, see to, look after, manage, organize, sort out, handle, take care of, tackle …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • attend to — (something) to deal with something. Firefighters attended to a smoking car outside the building …   New idioms dictionary

  • attend */*/*/ — UK [əˈtend] / US verb Word forms attend : present tense I/you/we/they attend he/she/it attends present participle attending past tense attended past participle attended Get it right: attend: When attend means to be present at an event or activity …   English dictionary

  • attend — at|tend [ ə tend ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to be present at an event or activity: Everyone in the office was expected to attend. I ve voiced my opinion at every meeting I ve attended. a ) to go regularly to a place, for example,… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • attend to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms attend to : present tense I/you/we/they attend to he/she/it attends to present participle attending to past tense attended to past participle attended to 1) attend to something/someone to deal with something… …   English dictionary

  • attend — [[t]əte̱nd[/t]] ♦♦ attends, attending, attended 1) VERB If you attend a meeting or other event, you are present at it. [V n] Thousands of people attended the funeral... [V n] The meeting will be attended by finance ministers from many countries …   English dictionary

  • attend — verb 1) they attended a carol service Syn: be present at, sit in on, take part in, appear at, turn up at, visit, go to; informal show up at 2) the children were not attending Syn: pay attention, listen, be a …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • attend — (v.) c.1300, to direct one s mind or energies, from O.Fr. atendre (12c., Mod.Fr. attendre) to expect, wait for, pay attention, and directly from L. attendere give heed to, lit. to stretch toward, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + tendere stretch… …   Etymology dictionary

  • attend to — verb 1. get down to; pay attention to; take seriously (Freq. 1) Attend to your duties, please • Syn: ↑take to heart • Ant: ↑neglect • Hypernyms: ↑mind, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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