attendant

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Middle French

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Noun[edit]

attendant (plural attendants)

  1. One who attends; one who works with or watches something.
    Give your keys to the parking attendants and they will park your car for you.

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Adjective[edit]

attendant (comparative more attendant, superlative most attendant)

  1. Going with; associated; concomitant.
    They promoted him to supervisor, with all the attendant responsibilities and privileges.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      The natural melancholy attendant upon his situation added to the gloom of the owner of the mansion.
  2. (law) Depending on, or owing duty or service to.
    the widow attendant to the heir
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cowell to this entry?)

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

attendant

  1. Present participle of attendre.
    En attendant Patrick, j'ai croisé David.

Latin[edit]

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Verb[edit]

attendant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of attendō