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Attend vs. Show

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Attendverb

To listen to (something or someone); to pay attention to; regard; heed.

Showverb

(transitive) To display, to have somebody see (something).

‘The car's dull finish showed years of neglect.’; ‘All he had to show for four years of attendance at college was a framed piece of paper.’;

Attendverb

To listen (to, unto).

Showverb

(transitive) To bestow; to confer.

‘to show mercy; to show favour; (dialectal) show me the salt please’;

Attendverb

(intransitive) To turn one's consideration (to); to deal with (a task, problem, concern etc.), to look after.

‘Secretaries attend to correspondence.’;

Showverb

(transitive) To indicate (a fact) to be true; to demonstrate.

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Attendverb

(transitive) To wait upon as a servant etc.; to accompany to assist (someone).

‘Valets attend to their employer's wardrobe.’;

Showverb

(transitive) To guide or escort.

‘Could you please show him on his way. He has overstayed his welcome.’;

Attendverb

(transitive) To be present at (an event or place) in order to take part in some action or proceedings; to regularly go to (an event or place).

‘Children must attend primary school.’;

Showverb

(intransitive) To be visible, to be seen.

‘Your bald patch is starting to show.’;

Attendverb

To go to (a place) for some purpose (with at).

Showverb

To put in an appearance; show up.

‘We waited for an hour, but they never showed.’;

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Attendverb

To be present with; to accompany; to be united or consequent to.

‘a measure attended with ill effects’;

Showverb

To have an enlarged belly and thus be recognizable as pregnant.

Attendverb

To wait for; to await; to remain, abide, or be in store for.

Showverb

To finish third, especially of horses or dogs.

‘In the third race: Aces Up won, paying eight dollars; Blarney Stone placed, paying three dollars; and Cinnamon showed, paying five dollars.’;

Attendverb

alternative form of atend|nodot=9"to kindle".

Showverb

(obsolete) To have a certain appearance, such as well or ill, fit or unfit; to become or suit; to appear.

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Attendverb

To direct the attention to; to fix the mind upon; to give heed to; to regard.

‘The diligent pilot in a dangerous tempest doth not attend the unskillful words of the passenger.’;

Shownoun

(countable) A play, dance, or other entertainment.

Attendverb

To care for; to look after; to take charge of; to watch over.

Shownoun

(countable) An exhibition of items.

‘art show;’; ‘dog show’;

Attendverb

To go or stay with, as a companion, nurse, or servant; to visit professionally, as a physician; to accompany or follow in order to do service; to escort; to wait on; to serve.

‘The fifth had charge sick persons to attend.’; ‘Attends the emperor in his royal court.’; ‘With a sore heart and a gloomy brow, he prepared to attend William thither.’;

Shownoun

(countable) A demonstration.

‘show of force’;

Attendverb

To be present with; to accompany; to be united or consequent to; as, a measure attended with ill effects.

‘What cares must then attend the toiling swain.’;

Shownoun

(countable) A broadcast program/programme.

‘radio show;’; ‘television show’;

Attendverb

To be present at; as, to attend church, school, a concert, a business meeting.

Shownoun

(countable) A movie.

‘Let's catch a show.’;

Attendverb

To wait for; to await; to remain, abide, or be in store for.

‘The state that attends all men after this.’; ‘Three days I promised to attend my doom.’;

Shownoun

(uncountable) Mere display or pomp with no substance. (Usually seen in the phrases "all show" and "for show".)

‘The dog sounds ferocious but it's all show.’;

Attendverb

To apply the mind, or pay attention, with a view to perceive, understand, or comply; to pay regard; to heed; to listen; - usually followed by to.

‘Attend to the voice of my supplications.’; ‘Man can not at the same time attend to two objects.’;

Shownoun

A project or presentation.

‘''Let's get on with the show.’; ‘Let's get this show on the road.’; ‘They went on an international road show to sell the shares to investors.’; ‘It was Apple's usual dog and pony show.’;

Attendverb

To accompany or be present or near at hand, in pursuance of duty; to be ready for service; to wait or be in waiting; - often followed by on or upon.

‘He was required to attend upon the committee.’;

Shownoun

The major leagues.

‘He played AA ball for years, but never made it to the show.’;

Attendverb

with to) To take charge of; to look after; as, to attend to a matter of business.

Shownoun

A pale blue flame at the top of a candle flame, indicating the presence of firedamp.

Attendverb

To wait; to stay; to delay.

‘For this perfection she must yet attend,Till to her Maker she espoused be.’;

Shownoun

(obsolete) Semblance; likeness; appearance.

Attendverb

be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.;

‘She attends class regularly’; ‘I rarely attend services at my church’; ‘did you go to the meeting?’;

Shownoun

(medicine) A discharge, from the vagina, of mucus streaked with blood, occurring a short time before labor.

Attendverb

take charge of or deal with;

‘Could you see about lunch?’; ‘I must attend to this matter’; ‘She took care of this business’;

Showverb

To exhibit or present to view; to place in sight; to display; - the thing exhibited being the object, and often with an indirect object denoting the person or thing seeing or beholding; as, to show a house; show your colors; shopkeepers show customers goods (show goods to customers).

‘Go thy way, shew thyself to the priest.’; ‘Nor want we skill or art from whence to raiseMagnificence; and what can heaven show more?’;

Attendverb

to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result;

‘Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation’;

Showverb

To exhibit to the mental view; to tell; to disclose; to reveal; to make known; as, to show one's designs.

‘Shew them the way wherein they must walk.’; ‘If it please my father to do thee evil, then I will shew it thee, and send thee away.’;

Attendverb

work for or be a servant to;

‘May I serve you?’; ‘She attends the old lady in the wheelchair’; ‘Can you wait on our table, please?’; ‘Is a salesperson assisting you?’; ‘The minister served the King for many years’;

Showverb

Specifically, to make known the way to (a person); hence, to direct; to guide; to asher; to conduct; as, to show a person into a parlor; to show one to the door.

Attendverb

give heed (to);

‘The children in the audience attended the recital quietly’; ‘She hung on his every word’; ‘They attended to everything he said’;

Showverb

To make apparent or clear, as by evidence, testimony, or reasoning; to prove; to explain; also, to manifest; to evince; as, to show the truth of a statement; to show the causes of an event.

‘I 'll show my duty by my timely care.’;

Attendverb

be present at (an event, meeting, or function)

‘her family were not invited to attend’; ‘the whole sales force attended the conference’;

Showverb

To bestow; to confer; to afford; as, to show favor.

‘Shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me.’;

Attendverb

go regularly to (a school, church, or clinic)

‘all children are required to attend school’;

Showverb

To exhibit or manifest one's self or itself; to appear; to look; to be in appearance; to seem.

‘Just such she shows before a rising storm.’; ‘All round a hedge upshoots, and showsAt distance like a little wood.’;

Attendverb

deal with

‘he muttered that he had business to attend to’;

Showverb

To have a certain appearance, as well or ill, fit or unfit; to become or suit; to appear.

‘My lord of York, it better showed with you.’;

Attendverb

give practical help and care to; look after

‘each of the beds in the intensive-care unit is attended by a nurse’; ‘the severely wounded had two medics to attend to their wounds’;

Shownoun

The act of showing, or bringing to view; exposure to sight; exhibition.

Attendverb

pay attention to

‘Alice hadn't attended to a word of his sermon’;

Shownoun

That which os shown, or brought to view; that which is arranged to be seen; a spectacle; an exhibition; as, a traveling show; a cattle show.

‘As for triumphs, masks, feasts, and such shows.’;

Attendverb

escort and wait on (a member of royalty or other important person)

‘Her Royal Highness was attended by Mrs Jane Stevens’;

Shownoun

Proud or ostentatious display; parade; pomp.

‘I envy none their pageantry and show.’;

Attendverb

occur with or as a result of

‘people feared that the switch to a peacetime economy would be attended by a severe slump’;

Shownoun

Semblance; likeness; appearance.

‘He through the midst unmarked,In show plebeian angel militantOf lowest order, passed.’;

Shownoun

False semblance; deceitful appearance; pretense.

‘Beware of the scribes, . . . which devour widows' houses, and for a shew make long prayers.’;

Shownoun

A discharge, from the vagina, of mucus streaked with blood, occuring a short time before labor.

Shownoun

A pale blue flame, at the top of a candle flame, indicating the presence of fire damp.

Shownoun

a public exhibition of entertainment;

‘a remarkable show of skill’;

Shownoun

something intended to communicate a particular impression;

‘made a display of strength’; ‘a show of impatience’; ‘a good show of looking interested’;

Shownoun

a public exhibition or entertainment;

‘they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway’;

Shownoun

pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression;

‘they try to keep up appearances’; ‘that ceremony is just for show’;

Showverb

show or demonstrate something to an interested audience;

‘She shows her dogs frequently’; ‘We will demo the new software in Washington’;

Showverb

establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment;

‘The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound’; ‘The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture’;

Showverb

provide evidence for;

‘The blood test showed that he was the father’; ‘Her behavior testified to her incompetence’;

Showverb

make visible or noticeable;

‘She showed her talent for cooking’; ‘Show me your etchings, please’;

Showverb

show in, or as in, a picture;

‘This scene depicts country life’; ‘the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting’;

Showverb

give expression to;

‘She showed her disappointment’;

Showverb

indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively;

‘I showed the customer the glove section’; ‘He pointed to the empty parking space’; ‘he indicated his opponents’;

Showverb

make clear and visible;

‘The article revealed the policies of the government’;

Showverb

be or become visible or noticeable;

‘His good upbringing really shows’; ‘The dirty side will show’;

Showverb

indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments;

‘The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero’; ‘The gauge read `empty'’;

Showverb

give evidence of, as of records;

‘The diary shows his distress that evening’;

Showverb

show (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums;

‘The usher showed us to our seats’;

Showverb

finish third or better in a horse or dog race;

‘he bet $2 on number six to show’;

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