Attendance vs. Attendant

By Jaxson

  • Attendance

    Attendance is the concept of people, individually or as a group, appearing at a location for a previously scheduled event. Measuring attendance is a significant concern for many organizations, which can use such information to gauge the effectiveness of their efforts and to plan for future efforts.

  • Attendance (noun)

    The state of attending; presence.

    “Attendance at the meeting is required.”

  • Attendance (noun)

    The count or list of individuals present for an event.

    “The class sat down so that the teacher could take attendance.”

  • Attendant (noun)

    One who watches over something.

    “Give your keys to the parking attendants and they will park your car for you.”

  • Attendant (noun)

    A servant or valet.

  • Attendant (noun)

    A visitor or caller.

  • Attendant (adjective)

    Going with; associated; concomitant.

    “They promoted him to supervisor, with all the attendant responsibilities and privileges.”

  • Attendant (adjective)

    Depending on, or owing duty or service to.

    “the widow attendant to the heir”

  • Attendance (noun)

    the action or state of going regularly to or being present at a place or event

    “my attendance at church was very patchy”

  • Attendance (noun)

    the number of people present at a particular place or event

    “she is being blamed for the museum’s low attendances”

Oxford Dictionary

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