It's called "no-show" if a guest doesn't appear. Is it right to call the opposite "show"?

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    Wouldn't it be "Showed Up"? – Raestloz Sep 5 '14 at 7:29
  • I'd say: turn up. The guest turned up at the meeting/party/event – Mari-Lou A Sep 5 '14 at 8:31
  • Maybe we can borrow arrivé? – bib Sep 5 '14 at 12:26

attending,existing & present are the opposite words used related to guests.

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    +1 for present. But no-show can be a noun... – Drew Sep 5 '14 at 17:30

"No-show" is a person who said they would be there, but never arrived.

The opposite of a no-show is someone who said they would NOT be there but who showed up anyway.


In the context of an attendance list, show/no-show would be readable and has good parallelism

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