[ uh-ten-ding ]
See synonyms for attending on
adjective(of a physician)
  1. having primary responsibility for a patient.

  2. holding a staff position in an accredited hospital.

Origin of attending

First recorded in 1580–90; attend + -ing2

Other words from attending

  • well-at·tend·ing, adjective

Words Nearby attending Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use attending in a sentence