attendant

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1at·ten·dant

noun \ə-ˈten-dənt\

: an assistant or servant

: an employee who serves or helps customers

Full Definition of ATTENDANT

1
:  one who attends another to perform a service; especially :  an employee who waits on customers
2
:  something that accompanies :  concomitant
3
:  attendee

Examples of ATTENDANT

  1. She let the parking attendant park her car.
  2. <let the hotel attendant help them with their bags>

First Known Use of ATTENDANT

15th century

2attendant

adjective

: coming with or following as a result

Full Definition of ATTENDANT

1
:  accompanying, waiting upon, or following in order to perform service <Cherub and Seraph…attendant on their Lord — John Milton>
2
:  accompanying or following as a consequence or result <problems attendant on pollution> <civilization and its attendant morality — Robert Stone>

Examples of ATTENDANT

  1. The town is trying to deal with the population boom and the attendant increase in traffic.
  2. <dreaded the coming flu season and the attendant flood of school absences>

First Known Use of ATTENDANT

15th century

Related to ATTENDANT

at·ten·dant

noun \ə-ˈten-dənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ATTENDANT

: a person who attends another to perform a service <ward attendants>

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