Translation of attend in Spanish:


asistir a, v.

Pronunciation /əˈtɛnd/

See Spanish definition of atender

transitive verb

  • 1 formal

    • 1.1(be present at)

      (conference/wedding) asistir a formal
      the meeting was well attended asistió mucha gente a la reunión
      • the exhibition has been poorly attended la exposición ha tenido poco público
      • The rest of the week will find her in planning meetings or attending the planned events.
      • Mr Jones was unable to attend the meeting of creditors as he is in hospital undergoing tests and awaiting heart surgery.
      • He stressed that York Council officials would be invited to attend the meeting to explain the proposals.
      • Everyone is invited to attend the event, which is set to get the festivities off to a good start.
      • On the day we returned to work, we were all forced to attend meetings.
      • As the wife of a town councillor I have attended many enjoyable events and have yet to see anyone unable to carry out any specific duty.
      • Anyone with an interest in drama who would like to get involved with the group is invited to attend the meeting.
      • People are invited to attend a meeting at the town hall on November 10 at 7.30 to discuss the issue.
      • Everyone is invited to attend this meeting as it is something which affects all the community.
      • All interested adults, parents and young people are invited to attend this meeting.
      • Best wishes were sent to Anne Davies, the current Chairman, who was unable to attend the meeting.
      • Letters were distributed to those parents who were unable to attend the meeting.
      • All those listed as prizewinners are asked to attend the presentation ceremony.
      • Anybody interested in supporting this campaign is invited to attend this first meeting.
      • All former players and their partners are invited to attend the event, which will feature live music.
      • Ms Hall was also honoured in the presentation, but was unable to attend the ceremony.
      • There will be a representative from Crumlin Hospital attending the function to accept the cheque.
      • The awards will be presented by a surprise celebrity and other stars will attend the event.
      • As it happened, Einstein was unable to attend the ceremony in Stockholm.
      • Prince Andrew has been invited to attend the ceremony and there will also be a surprise celebrity guest.
      • She still plants flowers every spring, still bakes and sews, entertains friends, attends social events and confesses to a secret addiction to soap operas.
      • More and more Russians spectators are attending Finland's musical events.
      • The 300 people attending the exclusive function consumed 600 bottles of Moet et Chandon.
      • She found herself unable to attend to study, whether listening to the teacher or doing exercises, in class or at home.
      • Careful and caring listening attends to the values and commitments expressed by the other.
      • These tempo fluctuations allow students to improve their skills of listening and attending to their partner as well as demonstrate their own musical intentions.
      • Like Anima, Immaterial can be extremely demanding if the listener is intent on attending to each detail.
      • We also observed that most participants attended to only two forms of media at a time.
      • The craftsman, by contrast, when he is engrossed in hammering a nail, does not explicitly notice or attend to the bench he is working on, the stool he sits on, the supply of nails beside him.
      • Such moments of choice, Alexander found, come only when one is willing to deeply attend to or notice subtle body cues.
      • But for this to happen we must first listen to him, attend to him and receive from him.
      • If you do not agree with it, by all means dismiss it from your consideration, but attend to me on the law.
      • I urge consideration of this matter by attending to the legislation that follows.
      • At each point in the argument he assembles the examples with great care, attending to the nuances of words and acts.

    • 1.2(go to regularly)

      (church/school) ir a
      (classes) ir a
      (classes) asistir a
      • Some schools insist on seeing baptism certificates or letters from local clergy confirming that a family regularly attends church before they will offer a place to a child.
      • Fewer than one Scot in eight regularly attends church.
      • Both my husband and I grew up attending church regularly and we are Christians.
      • He said the authority wanted to help and support schools and families to make sure pupils attended school regularly.
      • He has been married for 15 years to his childhood sweetheart, has a delightful family, and attends church regularly.
      • She attends Sunday school regularly, which is where most of her friends are.
      • He also has a strong distrust of organised religion, and does not regularly attend church.
      • However, on my road to recovery I was required to attend private hospital day clinic.
      • He began attending mosque regularly when he left school in 1998.
      • Shannon attends regular clinics and will probably do so for the rest of her life, but the change in her is dramatic.
      • Remember you don't have to attend church on a regular basis to get involved; everyone is welcome.
      • Their children were mostly of high school age or attending university which required a great deal of money.
      • People do not attend chapel and church as much as they used to, so the traditions are slowly dying out.
      • Children between the ages of five and fifteen are required by law to attend school.
      • During the season, the team regularly attends chapel, for readings and songs.
      • She knew William had attended a boarding school but presumed that he returned home regularly over the holidays.
      • Their youngest daughter, of primary age, attends a state school but may go to a private secondary, a trend which could leave private primaries particularly vulnerable.
      • Katerina is from an upper middle class family and attends a private school.
      • My middle daughter is in northern Israel attending high school with American kids for two months.
      • If you are attending high school and have plans for going to college, then this article is for you!
      • University meant freedom, but you had to be motivated: nobody was forced to attend lectures.
      • He was re-elected and now attends council meetings unaccompanied by a translator.

  • 2

    (take care of)
    (patient) atender
    (patient) ocuparse de
    (king/guests) atender
    • They were on the ground attending to the children with care and attention.
    • If you have foot complications from diabetes, it's best that a podiatrist trims your nails and attends to other foot care on a regular basis.
    • The Missoula sisters' primary goals were providing physical care and attending to their patients' spiritual well-being.
    • It makes a woman feel sufficiently attended to and cared for.
    • Finish the nursing care, attend to patient needs, do what is important to you, what satisfies you as a nurse.
    • This scene is familiar to some mental health care workers as they attend to trauma victims.
    • It is that time in mid season which makes it a good idea to attend to the care of your lawn.
    • Dr Denny enjoys solving the wide range of problems he attends to as a general practitioner in Melton.
    • She was attended to by a nurse at the health care unit but was pronounced dead at 9.55 pm.
    • I could spot Kalani and her assistants attending to the wounded.
    • She assists a nurse attending to a patient at the Canberra Area Medical Unit.
    • What unfolds is a remarkable exposition of how the author developed her listening skills from attending to children with terminal illnesses.
    • The organizations limit themselves to attending to injured animals and advising residents on how best to reduce the negative impact of humans on wildlife.
    • So how does he contribute to this process and help attend to my psychological well being?
    • Other managers attended to their subordinates' agitated feelings so that the employees could maintain continuity in delivering services to the customers.
    • How organizations attend to a rich range of employees' emotions could facilitate or hinder the progress of ambitious change.
    • Most of the annoying things children do can be dealt with very effectively by ignoring them and attending to children when they behave more maturely.
    • I'll attend to you in a moment, after I've dealt with Mr. McLeod here.
    • I was struck by what a personal process it was, in that all the people attending to him had their hands on him most of the time.
    • Despite being somewhat preoccupied with material and professional affairs you manage to attend to children, family and loved ones with devotion and care.
    • The noblemen then left and Elizabeth, attended by twenty ladies and their various attendants, entered the inner chamber where she would actually give birth.
    • The 1954 May Queen was Miss Audrey Howarth who was attended by her heralds, ladies, the Lord Chamberlain and other persons from her "Court."
  • 3 literary

    (warning) atender a
    (warning) hacer caso de
  • 4 literary

    an undertaking attended by great perils una empresa que comporta grandes riesgos formal
    • may good fortune attend them! ¡que la suerte los acompañe!

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (be present)
    I don't think I'll attend me parece que no voy a asistir
    • the father attended at the birth el padre estuvo presente en el momento del nacimiento
  • 2

    (pay attention)
    prestar atención
    poner atención Latin America
    to attend to sth atender / prestar atención a algo
    poner atención a algo