meaning of attent

attent meaning in General Dictionary

conscious heedful

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  • Attention heed
  • Attentive; heedful.
  • interest; heed.

attent meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 15c., "attentive," from Latin attentus, past participle of attendere (see attend). As a noun, "intention, aim" (early 13c.), from Old French atente "act of attending," from fem. of Latin attentus.


attent meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) Attentive; heedful.

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  • (letter.) Attention; heed.