attend etymology

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

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Detailed word origin of attend

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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 (eng) ("to kindle").

Words with the same origin as attend

Descendants of ad
aboard accent according accused affair agree agreement alien alley appear approach around arrive aside asleep assault attempt attention available huge round size tend tent
Descendants of tendere
attendance attentive bartender intend intense intensive tendency tender