Attend and Neglect


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Attend verb – To take charge of especially on behalf of another.
Usage example: tired of attending other people's children, the nanny was eager to have a child of her own

Neglect is an antonym for attend in topics: pay attention, apply oneself, care for, escort, accompany.
Nearby Words: attending, attendance
Antonyms for Attend


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Neglect verb – To fail to give proper attention to.
Usage example: as usual the news media neglected the real issues of the campaign and focused on personalities

Attend is an antonym for neglect in topics: forget, leave alone.
Nearby Words: neglected, negligent, negligence, neglectful, neglecting
Antonyms for Neglect
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Common collocations

training attend training neglect training
game attend game neglect game
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Neglect or Attend. 2016. Accessed January 27, 2021.

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