What does attendant mean?

Definitions for attendant
əˈtɛn dəntat·ten·dant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attendant, attender, tendernoun

    someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another

  2. attendant, attender, attendee, meeternoun

    a person who is present and participates in a meeting

    "he was a regular attender at department meetings"; "the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees"

  3. accompaniment, concomitant, attendant, co-occurrenceadjective

    an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another

  4. attendantadjective

    being present (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation"

  5. attendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequentadjective

    following or accompanying as a consequence

    "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"

Wiktionary

  1. attendantnoun

    One who attends; one who works with or watches something.

    Give your keys to the parking attendants and they will park your car for you.

  2. attendantadjective

    Going with; associated; concomitant.

    They promoted him to supervisor, with all the attendant responsibilities and privileges.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attendantverb

    being present, or in the train; accompanying; in waiting

  2. Attendantverb

    accompanying, connected with, or immediately following, as consequential; consequent; as, intemperance with all its attendant evils

  3. Attendantverb

    depending on, or owing duty or service to; as, the widow attendant to the heir

  4. Attendantnoun

    one who attends or accompanies in any character whatever, as a friend, companion, servant, agent, or suitor

  5. Attendantnoun

    one who is present and takes part in the proceedings; as, an attendant at a meeting

  6. Attendantnoun

    that which accompanies; a concomitant

  7. Attendantnoun

    one who owes duty or service to, or depends on, another

  8. Etymology: [F. attendant, p. pr. of attendre. See Attend, v. t.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attendant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attendant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of attendant in a Sentence

  1. Jaclyn Rothenberg:

    The flight attendant made that announcement on his own thinking he was helping, we did not ask him to do that.

  2. Bob Grant:

    Who dialed the phone pal, the attendant

  3. Chelsia Calvert:

    She [an attendant] handed me some peanuts and that's when, as a mom, I just basically broke down— 'what do you mean?' how many have been handed out?

  4. Brian Avery:

    Based on the manufacturer's manual weight limits, [Tyre] should have been prohibited from riding, and the attendant and/or operator had a responsibility to ensure that he was of the appropriate weight to be on the ride in the first place, considering he wasn't, and they didn't check, you know, he was subjected to a known and foreseeable hazard associated with this attraction and unfortunately lost his life as a result of it.

  5. Neil deGrasse Tyson:

    ... there is no shame in not knowing. The problem arises when irrational thought and attendant behavior fill the vacuum left by ignorance.

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