Definitions of attendant

  1. following as a consequence; " an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with related problems"; " snags incidental to the changeover in management"
  2. a person who participates in a meeting; " he was a regular attender at department meetings"; " the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees"
  3. someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
  4. Being present, or in the train; accompanying; in waiting.
  5. Accompanying, connected with, or immediately following, as consequential; consequent; as, intemperance with all its attendant evils.
  6. Depending on, or owing duty or service to; as, the widow attendant to the heir.
  7. One who attends or accompanies in any character whatever, as a friend, companion, servant, agent, or suitor.
  8. One who is present and takes part in the proceedings; as, an attendant at a meeting.
  9. That which accompanies; a concomitant.
  10. One who owes duty or service to, or depends on, another.
  11. One who accompanies; one who is present; that which is consequent upon anything else.
  12. Accompanying; being present.
  13. 1. Attending physician. 2. A nurse or any non- medical assistant to the physician in the hospital.
  14. Giving attendance: accompanying.
  15. One who attends or accompanies: a servant: what accompanies or follows.
  16. One that attends or waits upon.
  17. Following; consequent; waiting upon.
  18. One who attends; a servent; companion; suitor.
  19. Accompanying as subordinate or consequential; depending on or owing service to.
  20. One who attends or accompanies; one who owes duty or service to, or depends on, another.
  21. A follower; a servant.

Usage examples for attendant

  1. I was shown round by a very charming attendant who handled the new coins as though he loved them and took precisely that pride in the place that the Government seems to lack. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas
  2. Evidently she had no desire to engage in conversation with an attendant at the sanitarium. – Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman by Emma Speed Sampson
  3. " Another gentleman was in to- day looking at that bag," said the attendant – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  4. An attendant now steps forward, takes the children into his charge, and leads them away. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  5. On reaching the gate, we found that we were anxiously expected; for there was an attendant in waiting, who instantly conducted us to the seats that were provided for our special reception. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  6. " Get a doctor as quickly as you can," he added to a second attendant – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  7. Of course, there were problems attendant on this view of things. – The Impossibles by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  8. I immediately ordered my horse, and rode without any attendant full speed to Hounslow. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  9. Gabriel Haller waited for some time at the door, until an attendant informed him that the Prince was dining with his family and then he stole away. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  10. He was the regular attendant of an old golfer who had had a most disastrous day. – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon
  11. Would you save all men from sin and its attendant misery if you could? – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  12. A note was brought to me by an attendant – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. And now they were in a great marble vestibule, and Father Anton was handing a card to an attendant and speaking to the man. – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  14. Then, important and impatient, he turned to the attendant – Historic Girls by E. S. Brooks
  15. Livry found it so heavy that he could scarcely lift it from the table, and gave it to an attendant who presented himself. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  16. He murmured a blessing on his child, and saying he was glad to go, died upon the battle- field, in the arms of his attendant – The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book by Constance Cary Harrison
  17. After a moment's pause, he orders an attendant to bring something " to take"-" Similar to the squire's!" – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  18. Supper was prepared for the child as usual, and Gomin, his attendant took it up to the room. – Claimants to Royalty by John H. Ingram
  19. His chief attendant is a black man who saved his life from the savages in America, and who will not hear, on any account, of being made free. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. The feeble current which arrives there has been used for some months merely as giving a signal, by which an attendant is guided in dropping the Ball by hand. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy