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Synonyms of attention in English:


  • 1 the issue clearly needs further attention
    contemplation, consideration, deliberation, thought, thinking, studying, investigation, action
  • 2 he was likely to attract the attention of a policeman
    awareness, notice, observation, consciousness, heed, recognition, regard, scrutiny, surveillance, attentiveness;
  • 3 they failed to give adequate medical attention
    care, treatment, therapy, ministration, succour, relief, support, aid, help, assistance, service
  • 4 the parson was effusive in his attentions
    courtesy, civility, politeness, respect, gallantry, urbanity, deference;
    overture, suggestion, approach, suit, pass, wooing, courting
  • Phrases

    pay attention
    an assortment of motivational tools is necessary to keep them in class and paying attention
    listen, be attentive, attend, concentrate on, concentrate on hearing, give ear to, lend an ear to;
    hang on someone's words
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