attendance etymology

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

Detailed word origin of attendance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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 (eng) 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 ad
aboard accent according accused affair agree agreement alien alley appear approach around arrive aside asleep assault attempt attend attention available huge round size tend tent
Descendants of attineo
attentive bartender tender
Descendants of tendere
intend intense intensive tendency
Descendants of tendo
content extend extension extensive extent intensity intention intentional pretend pretentious tense tension tenure