Definition Of attention


a position assumed by a soldier, standing very straight with the heels together and the arms straight down the sides of the body.

the squadron stood to attention when we arrived

notice taken of someone or something; the regarding of someone or something as interesting or important.

he drew attention to three spelling mistakes

the action of dealing with or taking special care of someone or something.

the business needed her attention

Example Of attention

  • A great deal of care and attention was paid to the little details that do so much to make the production look authentic.

  • A police helicopter circling overhead drew attention to the scene.

  • All it needs now is regular care and attention to keep it neat and trim.

  • Anyone with a medical problem will then be provided with a referral for appropriate medical care and attention .

  • At first, he thought it was a aeroplane, because the airport was not far away, but its path and its behavior attracted his attention .

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