Definition of Attending

1. Noun. The process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others.

Exact synonyms: Attention
Generic synonyms: Basic Cognitive Process
Specialized synonyms: Attentiveness, Heed, Paying Attention, Regard, Clock-watching, Ear, Eye, Notice, Observance, Observation, Notice
Derivative terms: Attend
Antonyms: Inattention



2. Noun. The act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.).
Exact synonyms: Attendance
Generic synonyms: Group Action
Specialized synonyms: Appearance, Appearing, Coming Into Court, Presence, Turnout
Derivative terms: Attend, Attendant
Antonyms: Nonattendance

Definition of Attending

1. Adjective. Serving on the staff of a teaching hospital as a doctor. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A physician on the staff of a hospital, especially the principal one that supervises a patient's care. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of attend) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attending

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Attending

1. In psychology, an aroused readiness to percieve, as in listening or looking; focusing of sense organs is sometimes involved. Origin: L. Attendo, to bend to, notice (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Attending

attendancies
attendancy
attendant
attendants
attendaunce
attendaunt
attended
attendedness
attendee
attendees
attendement
attender
attenders
attendest
attendeth
attending (current term)
attending physician
attending staff
attending surgeon
attendings
attendment
attendments
attends
attent
attentat
attentats
attention
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
attention-getting
attention-grabbing

Literary usage of Attending

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1918)
"RALPH C. HAMILL, MD, Assistant Professor of Nervous and Mental Diseases, Northwestern University Medical School; attending Neurologist, Cook County Hospital ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"After attending during the following three or four years a private school at Llanelly, he was ordained • of the churches of Hermon and Tabor, near Llandilo. ..."

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