attendance


attendance
noun
ADJECTIVE
good, large, record

It was a record attendance for a midweek game.

low, poor, sparse (esp. AmE), spotty (AmE)
falling

Despite falling attendances, the zoo will stay open.

average

The average attendance at sports events increased last year.

daily, weekly

Average daily school attendance was only 75%.

Weekly attendance at a religious service was the norm.

total
constant, frequent, regular

Regular attendance at lectures is important.

compulsory, mandatory (esp. AmE)
church, cinema (BrE), college, movie (AmE), school, etc.
VERB + ATTENDANCE
boost, improve, increase

Building a new stadium has boosted attendances by 40%.

ATTENDANCE + VERB
decline, drop, fall, go down, plummet

Attendances at the pool always fall in winter.

go up, increase, soar

Movie attendance soared during the war.

ATTENDANCE + NOUN
figures, numbers (esp. AmE), rate, record

Attendance figures were up this year.

PREPOSITION
in attendance

The ambulances were in attendance within 22 minutes.

attendance at

attendance at the meetings

PHRASES
take attendance (AmE) (take the register in BrE)

Mrs Sakamoto had finished taking attendance.


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  • Attendance — At*tend ance, n. [OE. attendance, OF. atendance, fr. atendre, F. attendre. See {Attend}, v. t.] 1. Attention; regard; careful application. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Till I come, give attendance to reading. 1 Tim. iv. 13. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attendance — late 14c., act of attending to one s duties, from O.Fr. atendance attention, wait, hope, expectation, from atendant, prp. of atendre (see ATTEND (Cf. attend)). Meaning action of waiting on someone dates from late 14c. (to dance attendance on… …   Etymology dictionary

  • attendance — [n1] being present appearance, attending, being in evidence, being there, participation, presence; concept 388 Ant. absence attendance [v2] people present at event assemblage, assembly, audience, box office, company, congregation, crowd, draw,… …   New thesaurus

  • attendance — I noun accompaniment, ministration, presence II index service (assistance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • attendance — ► NOUN 1) the action of attending. 2) the number of people present at a particular occasion …   English terms dictionary

  • attendance — [ə ten′dəns] n. 1. the act of attending 2. the persons or number of persons attending 3. the degree of regularity in attending …   English World dictionary

  • attendance — n. persons present number of persons present 1) to check attendance; to take attendance (in school) 2) average; daily; low, poor; perfect attendance 3) attendance has gone up; attendance has fallen, gone down presence 4) attendance at (attendance …   Combinatory dictionary

  • attendance — [[t]əte̱ndəns[/t]] attendances 1) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp Someone s attendance at an event or an institution is the fact that they are present at the event or go regularly to the institution. Her attendance at school was sporadic. 2) N VAR: usu… …   English dictionary

  • attendance — at|tend|ance [əˈtendəns] n 1.) [U and C] the number of people who attend a game, concert, meeting etc ▪ We have an average attendance of 4000 fans per game. ▪ Last year s fair saw attendance figures of 32,000. 2.) [U and C] when someone goes to a …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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