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atender vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (acoger)look after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  deal with vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  attend to, care for vi + prep
  help vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los vecinos nos atendieron muy bien cuando fuimos a su casa.
 Our neighbours looked after us very nicely when we went to their house.
atender vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (prestar atención)pay attention v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Muchos niños no atienden en clase.
 A lot of kids don't pay attention in class.
 
Additional Translations
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atender vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (cuidar)look after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  take care of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  tend to vtr + prep
 Una enfermera atendió a su marido durante toda su enfermedad.
 A nurse looked after her husband throughout his illness.
atender vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (tema, asunto: tratar)attend to v phrase
 Debemos ser eficientes en la reunión; hay muchos puntos que atender.
 We should be very efficient at the meeting; there are many items to attend to.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms:
atento | atender | atentar
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atento a adj + prep (pendiente de)awaiting adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  hoping for, looking forward to exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Debes estar atento a las señales de tránsito.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. The convict sat quietly awaiting the verdict of the jury.
atento a responder ready to respond exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
atento a sus comentarios  (end of email)looking forward to your comments
atento para adj + prep (preparado)ready to, ready for exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  prepared to, prepared for exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Germán es muy atento para los negocios.
estar atento v cop + adj (pendiente)be attentive, be alert v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be concentrating v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be focused v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Los rescatistas están atentos en caso de que aparezcan más víctimas del accidente.
 Rescuers are attentive in case more accident victims emerge.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. The students are concentrating on the lesson of the day.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Maria was focused on the presentation that was given during the morning's meeting.
estar atento a loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (pendiente de)pay attention to, attend to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be on the lookout for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
estar atento a algo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (prestar atención a algo)pay attention to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms:
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atender a vtr + prep (persona)tend to vtr + prep
  take care of, look after vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 Los médicos atendieron a Carla.
 The doctors tended to Carla.
atender a alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (cuidar a alguien)take care of [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  look after [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Los enfermeros atienden a los ancianos en el geriátrico.
atender a la oferta take advantage of the offer v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
atender a los clientes loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ocuparse de la clientela)take care of clients, assist clients v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  attend to customers, assist customers v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  help customers, help clients v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Los vendedores deben atender a los clientes antes que al teléfono.
atender a razones loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ser razonable)listen to reason v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No atiende a razones, está ciego de rabia ahora mismo.
atender a un paciente take care of a patient, attend to a patient v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
atender al público loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (asistir al público)attend to the public, deal with the public, serve the public v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  serve the customers, wait on the customers v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
atender bien vi + adv (dar un buen servicio)provide good service v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Me atendieron bien en el restaurante.
atender bien vi + adv (ser cortés)provide courteous service v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Carlos atiende bien en las reuniones sociales.
atender con calidez loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (atender con afecto)assist kindly, assist cordially vi + adv
  give cordial attention v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El camarero nos atendió con calidez.
atender de la mejor manera posible assist in the best manner possible v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
atender el teléfono loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (contestar llamadas)answer the phone vtr + n
 Martín, por favor, atiende el teléfono.
 Please answer the phone, Martin.
atender en español loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (asistir usando el español)provide assistance in Spanish v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La recepcionista nos atendió en español.
atender las exigencias loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacer caso a las demandas)attend to the requirements v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  attend to the requests v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tenemos que atender las exigencias de nuestros clientes.
atender las necesidades de take care of the needs of
atender llamadas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (contestar el teléfono)answer calls v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  take calls v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 María atiende llamadas para su jefe.
 Maria answers calls for her boss.
atender pedidos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (tomar encargos)take orders v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La empresa tiene una línea especial para atender pedidos.
atender por vtr + prep (llamarse)assist by, attend to by vi + prep
  (phone)answer by
 Atiende por el nombre de Juan, aunque casi todos los llaman por el apellido.
atender una solicitud loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (acceder a una demanda)handle your request v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
atender sus funciones loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (realizar tareas encomendadas)carry out [sb]'s tasks v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  carry out [sb]'s assignments v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  carry out [sb]'s duties v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Pedro atendió sus funciones y el jefe lo felicitó.
atender un pago loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (pagar una factura)take care of a payment, handle a payment v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  pay an invoice v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 José atendió un pago atrasado y saldó su deuda.
atender una consulta loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (asistir la consulta de alguien) (doctor)go to a medical appointment v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (issue at work)deal with a question v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El representante atendió una consulta del cliente.
atender una demanda loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (atender una solicitud)handle a request v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La empresa atendió una demanda de un cliente.
atender una llamada loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (contestar al teléfono)answer a phone call, take a phone call v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 María atendió una llamada para su hermano.
 Maria took a phone call for her brother.
atender una visita loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (atender a un visitante)assist a visitor, attend to a visitor v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La familia atendió una visita de parientes lejanos.
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