Synonyms for attendance

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It was trusted often, was in attendance on the Emperor, and was fairly well paid.

Why, Nelly doesn't leave the house; I've stopped her attendance even at Barnard.

When must our Sunday's rest and our attendance at church be sacrificed?

Yet it's only the food and the cabins and the attendance they grumble about.

Everything was hired, and the mercenaries in attendance were profound strangers to me.

It was that unless I could dress more in the mode he could dispense with my attendance.

A smith was speedily in attendance, who riveted upon him a set of heavy irons.

Several of them were accordingly in attendance when he came.

He kept a nurse in attendance, and had a physician call daily.

The gentlemen and ladies in attendance withdrew, and we were alone.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "act of attending to one's duties," from Old French atendance "attention, wait, hope, expectation," from atendant, present participle of atendre (see attend). Meaning "action of waiting on someone" dates from late 14c. (to dance attendance on someone is from 1560s); that of "action of being present, presenting oneself" (originally with intent of taking a part) is from mid-15c. Meaning "number of persons present" is from 1835.

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