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Attendant meaning

attendant - 8 dictionary results

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

attendant - examples of usage

  1. As a mere attendant on another disease it demands no special notice here. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. There can, however, be no question that Mr. Darwin, though not denying purposiveness point blank, was trying to refer the development of the eye to the accumulation of small accidental improvements, which were not as a rule due to effort and design in any way analogous to those attendant on the development of the telescope. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  3. Dr. Ballardyce is your usual medical attendant, is he not? - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
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