What is the antonym of “absenting”?
The antonyms of absenting are attending, showing up, and presenting. These words convey the opposite meaning of not being present or not showing up for an event, meeting, or class.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Being present at an event, meeting, or class.
He is attending a conference on climate change this weekend.
She promised to show up for the interview at 10 am sharp.
Being physically or mentally present in a particular place or situation.
He is presenting his research findings at the conference tomorrow.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Attending implies being present at an event, meeting, or class that one has planned to attend.
- 2Showing up implies arriving at a place or event where one is expected or scheduled to be.
- 3Presenting implies being physically or mentally present in a particular place or situation.
Good things to know
- 1Academic Settings: Use these antonyms to talk about attendance in classes, lectures, and seminars.
- 2Professional Settings: Use these antonyms to discuss attendance in meetings, conferences, and interviews.
- 3Social Settings: Use these antonyms to describe attendance at events, parties, and gatherings.
The antonyms of absenting are attending, showing up, and presenting. Use these words to describe attendance in academic, professional, and social settings. Attending implies planned attendance, showing up implies expected attendance, and presenting implies physical or mental presence.