Habitue vs Attender - What's the difference?

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Habitue is a related term of attender.

As a verb habitue

is .

As a noun attender is

an attendee; one who attends a course, meeting etc.



Alternative forms

* habitue


(en noun)
  • One who frequents a place; a denizen or regular
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  • *:At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors.In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués , who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.
  • A devotee.
  • attender



    (en noun)
  • An attendee; one who attends a course, meeting etc.
  • * 1850 , William Ellis, Alice Ellis and James Backhouse, The Life and Correspondence of William and Alice Ellis, of Airton , page 305, H. Longstreth
  • She was a very constant attender of First-day and week-day meetings, at the meeting places she belonged to
  • * 1900 , James Wideman Lee, Naphtali Luccock and James Main Dixon, The Illustrated History of Methodism , page 345, The Methodist Magazine Publishing Co.
  • And she continued her infamous trade of procuress, while a zealous and regular attender of the Tabernacle at Tottenham-Court!
  • * 1950 , Harold Spears, The High School for Today , page 2, American Book Co.
  • The great distance that some youth travel... is bound to play its part in the case of the borderline student who becomes an infrequent attender and finally drops out of school.
  • * 2000 , Linda Woodhead and Paul Heelas, Religion in Modern Times: An Anthology , page 401, Blackwell Publishing
  • If there is no spiritual distinction between member and attender , the question is asked, Why have membership at all?
  • (metaphysics) The subject; one who experiences.
  • * 1873 , Sara S. Hennell, Present Religion: As a Faith Owning Fellowship with Thought , page 159, Trübner and Co.
  • the whole process of ages’-long mentalization, of which our present ability of conceiving “Mind” forms only the culmination, and by no means the constant attender .
  • * 1954 , Wilmon Henry Sheldon, God and Polarity: A Synthesis of Philosophies , page 48, Yale University Press
  • Activity of attention for the sake of knowledge changes only the mind of the attender and is resisted only by the habits, biases, laziness and the like
  • * 1996 July, Daniel A. Helminiak, The Human Core of Spirituality: Mind as Psyche and Spirit , page 53, State University of New York Press
  • The other aspect pertains to the subject’s own subjectivity, those qualities that constitute the subject as the experiencer or attender .


    * 1969 , University of Melbourne Library: Report , page 1, Melbourne University Press *: Sri C. Rajabather was appointed to assist in the office as typist attender from 7-4-41.


    * Concise Oxford English Dictionary


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