Attendance etymology


English word attendance comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin attineo, Latin tendere, Latin tendo

Etymology of attendance

Detailed word origin of attendance

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
attineo Latin (lat) (used impersonally) I am useful or important.. (used impersonally) I belong somewhere, pertain or relate to, concern.. I bring or hold to or near.. I hold fast, keep, detain, hold back, delay.. I hold possession of, retain, occupy, preserve, keep, guard.. I stretch or reach out to.
tendere Latin (lat)
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
attendo Latin (lat) I direct or turn toward.. I pay attention, attend (to).
atendre Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To wait.
atendance Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
attendance English (en) The state of attending; presence.. The count or list of individuals present for an event.. The frequency with which one has been present for a regular activity or set of events.

Words with the same origin as attendance

Descendants of attineo


Descendants of tendere

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