American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who attends or waits on another.
- n. One who is present.
- n. An accompanying thing or circumstance; a concomitant.
- adj. Being present: ships and attendant sailors.
- adj. Accompanying or following as a result: attendant circumstances.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Accompanying; being present or in attendance.
- Accompanying, connected, or immediately following as consequential: as, intemperance, with all its attendant evils.
- In law, depending on or connected with something or some person; owing duty or service.
- n. One who attends or accompanies another, in any character; especially, one who belongs to a train or retinue; a follower.
- n. One who attends on or waits the pleasure of another, as a suitor or the like.
- n. Specifically In law, one who owes a duty or service to, or depends on, another.
- n. One who is present, as at a public meeting, for any purpose.
- n. That which accompanies or is consequent on anything.
- n. One who attends; one who works with or watches something.
- adj. Going with; associated; concomitant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Being present, or in the train; accompanying; in waiting.
- adj. Accompanying, connected with, or immediately following, as consequential; consequent.
- adj. (Law) Depending on, or owing duty or service to.
- n. One who attends or accompanies in any character whatever, as a friend, companion, servant, agent, or suitor.
- n. One who is present and takes part in the proceedings.
- n. That which accompanies; a concomitant.
- n. (Law) One who owes duty or service to, or depends on, another.
- adj. being present (at meeting or event etc.)
- adj. following or accompanying as a consequence
- n. an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
- n. someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
- n. a person who is present and participates in a meeting
- Middle French (Wiktionary)
“Although it may seem odd (or possibly not) that John the attendant is the character that clicked with the story, why it clicked – more so than Wade or Tasha.”
“In Israel, Liron Cohen, the airport check-in attendant who recognized the suspect, told a television station that Mr. Bellucci appeared unstable, spoke to himself and wasn 't sure what he wanted' 'when he was at her counter.”
“Liron Cohen, an airport check-in attendant, told Israel's Channel 10 on Friday that the man "appeared unstable, spoke to himself and wasn't sure what he wanted" when he was at her counter.”
“I love the ending, “Paying off the attendant is not winning.””
“And the flight attendant is thanking the aid workers on the plane who are there.”
“Liron Cohen, an airport check-in attendant, told Israel's Channel 10 the man "appeared unstable, spoke to himself and wasn't sure what he wanted" when he was at her counter.”
“Starling, who abandoned Florida to escape retribution after he organized fellow fruit-pickers, found work as a train attendant; he gleefully advised passengers of their right to sit in desegregated coaches and reveled in the wondrous Harlem life of the 1940s.”
“Victoria Osteen, in court because the flight attendant is suing her, said she pushed no one and even ended up cleaning the spill that sparked the incident herself.”
“If the attendant is friendly, I TIP them about half the time just for pumping the gas, not much, maybe 5 Pesos.”
“Aries: Your suspicions that the parking lot attendant is having a sexual affair with some other ground dwelling primate are confirmed when you discover two used and improperly discarded condoms in your glove box.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘attendant’.
Nouns to be used as descriptions while writing stories
Maids of all stripes.
The ones with which I flavor my speech, and the ones I love to find peppered in literature.
Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
Servants who are traditionally male. Inspired by hernesheir's maids list (as well as Downton Abbey)
A couple of years ago on Wordie, I made the list Pseudorandom words. Let's see how the Wordnik random words compare: no panvocalics, more adverbs, more hyphenated words (or maybe I excluded them th...
Looking for tweets for attendant.