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Definition of Attendant

Attendant

  1. Being present, or in the train; accompanying; in waiting.
  2. Accompanying, connected with, or immediately following, as consequential; consequent; as, intemperance with all its attendant evils.
  3. Depending on, or owing duty or service to; as, the widow attendant to the heir.
  4. One who attends or accompanies in any character whatever, as a friend, companion, servant, agent, or suitor.
  5. One who is present and takes part in the proceedings; as, an attendant at a meeting.
  6. That which accompanies; a concomitant.
  7. One who owes duty or service to, or depends on, another.

Attendant Quotations

This was 1978, when flying was still an occasion, a special grand event that took planning and care. I worked as a TWA flight attendant then. I stood in my Ralph Lauren uniform at the boarding door and smiled at the passengers through lips coated with lipstick that perfectly matched the stripe on my jacket. Mostly, the passengers smiled back.
Ann Hood

But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome - people did not happen to believe that creativity came from human beings back then, OK? People believed that creativity was this divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons.
Elizabeth Gilbert

A war, with its attendant human suffering, must, when that evil is unavoidable, be made to fragment more than buildings: It must shatter the foundations of thought and re-create. Only in this way does every individual share in the cataclysm and understand the purpose of sacrifice.
Wole Soyinka

Matthew being a constant attendant on our Lord, his history is an account of what he saw and heard; and, being influenced by the Holy Spirit, his history is entitled to the utmost degree of credibility.
Adam Clarke

Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God, I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane. I said, if I have a stroke on a plane, I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane. I want a real doctor.
Anthony Edwards
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Attendant Translations

attendant in Dutch is steward
attendant in Latin is custos
attendant in Portuguese is assistente
attendant in Spanish is sirviente
attendant in Swedish is deltagare

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