Attend etymology


English word attend comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin tendere, Old English (ca. 450-1100) ontendan

Etymology of attend

Detailed word origin of attend

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
tendere Latin (lat)
ontendan Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
attendo Latin (lat) I direct or turn toward.. I pay attention, attend (to).
atendre Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To wait.
atenden Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
attend English (en) ("to kindle").

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