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

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

  2. Attendantverb

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

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

  3. Attendantverb

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

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

  4. Attendantnoun

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

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

  5. Attendantnoun

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

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

  6. Attendantnoun

    that which accompanies; a concomitant

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

  7. Attendantnoun

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

    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. John Adams:

    If a majority are capable of preferring their own private interest, or that of their families, counties, and party, to that of the nation collectively, some provision must be made in the constitution, in favor of justice, to compel all to respect the common right, the public good, the universal law, in preference to all private and partial considerations... And that the desires of the majority of the people are often for injustice and inhumanity against the minority, is demonstrated by every page of history... To remedy the dangers attendant upon the arbitrary use of power, checks, however multiplied, will scarcely avail without an explicit admission some limitation of the right of the majority to exercise sovereign authority over the individual citizen... In popular governments [democracies], minorities [individuals] constantly run much greater risk of suffering from arbitrary power than in absolute monarchies...

  2. Bob Grant:

    Who dialed the phone pal, the attendant

  3. Kelsey Myers:

    As a new mom, I’ve been nervous traveling, so... I made sure everything I was taking was like OK. I did the same this past weekend when I left him, and had to pump all weekend, so what I was bringing was allowed, we got to the gate, and there ended up being a 2 1/2 - hour delay, and I had to pump on the plane. I went to board and the attendant stopped me, saying I had' too many bags.'.

  4. Olivia Morgan:

    The flight attendant wrestled the stroller away from the woman, who was sobbing, holding one baby with the second baby in a car seat on the ground next to her, he stormed by me with the stroller and I said something like, 'What are you doing? You almost hit that baby!' And he yelled at me to 'stay out of it!' just like he does in the video.

  5. Sandy Valdivieso:

    When the flight attendant said we were heading to Dhaka, we believed that this was how you pronounced 'Dakar' with a Turkish accent.

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