HyperDic: attendant

English > 5 senses of the word attendant:
NOUNperson attendant, attender, tendersomeone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
person attendant, attender, attendee, meetera person who is present and participates in a meeting
eventattendant, accompaniment, concomitant, co-occurrencean event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
ADJECTIVEallattendantbeing present (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation"
allattendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequent, collateralfollowing or accompanying as a consequence
attendant > pronunciation
Soundsahteh'ndahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > attendant: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningPresent (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation".
BroaderpresentBeing or existing in a specified place
Nounsattendancethe act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
attendancethe number of people that are present
attendancethe frequency with which a person is present
attendanta person who is present and participates in a meeting
English > attendant: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFollowing or accompanying as a consequence.
Examples
  • "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"
  • "attendant circumstances"
Synonymsconsequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequent, collateral
BroadersubsequentFollowing in time or order
Spanishconcomitante, consecuente, consiguiente, resultante
Catalanacompanyant, concomitant, consegüent, conseqüent, resultant
Nounsattendantan event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
Verbsattendto accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result
English > attendant: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another.
Synonymsattender, tender
NarrowerbaggagemanAn attendant who takes care of baggage
batmanAn orderly assigned to serve a British military officer
bellboy, bellman, bellhopsomeone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels
bridesmaid, maid of honorAn unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding
caddie, golf caddieAn attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player
checkerAn attendant who checks coats or baggage
companionOne paid to accompany or assist or live with another
courtierAn attendant at the court of a sovereign
cupbearerThe attendant (usually an officer of a nobleman's household) whose duty is to fill and serve cups of wine
equerryA personal attendant of the British royal family
escortAn attendant who is employed to accompany someone
esquire(Middle Ages) an attendant and shield bearer to a knight
famulusA close attendant (as to a scholar)
gillieA young male attendant on a Scottish Highlander chief
groomsmanA male attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding
lifeguard, lifesaverAn attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents
linkboy, linkman(formerly) an attendant hired to carry a torch for pedestrians in dark streets
loaderAn attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game
matron of honorA married woman serving as the attendant to the bride at a wedding
orderly, hospital attendantA male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients
orderlyA soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
page, varletIn medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage / stage in training for knighthood
pageA youthful attendant at official functions / functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings
rackerAn attendant who puts pool or billiard balls into a rack
rockerAn attendant who rocks a child in a cradle
secondThe official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match
servitorsomeone who performs the duties of an attendant for someone else
squireyoung nobleman attendant on a knight
squire, gallantA man who attends or escorts a woman
steward, flight attendantAn attendant on an airplane
stretcher-bearer, litter-bearerOne who helps carry a stretcher
trainbearerOne who holds up the train of a gown or robe on a ceremonial occasion
waker, rouser, arousersomeone who rouses others from sleep / sleep
Broaderassistant, helper, help, supporterA person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishajudant, asistente, ayudante, camarero, encargado, sirviente
Catalanajudant
Verbsattendwork for or be a servant to
English > attendant: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is present and participates in a meeting.
Synonymsattender, attendee, meeter
Narrowerconventioneersomeone who attends a convention
partygoersomeone who is attending a party / party
symposiastsomeone who participates in a symposium
Broaderparticipant, playersomeone who takes part in an activity
Spanishasistente
Catalanassistent
Adjectivesattendantbeing present (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation"
Verbsattendbe present at (meetings, church services, university) , etc.
English > attendant: 5 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another.
Synonymsaccompaniment, concomitant, co-occurrence
NarrowerassociateAny event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another
backgroundrelatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishacompañamiento, coocurrencia
Adjectivesattendantfollowing or accompanying as a consequence

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