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English adjective: attendant

1. attendant being present (at meeting or event etc.)


SamplesAttendant members of the congreation.


Similarpresent


Antonymsabsent

2. attendant following or accompanying as a consequence


SamplesAn excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems.
Snags incidental to the changeover in management.
Attendant circumstances.
The period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness.
The ensuant response to his appeal.
The resultant savings were considerable.


Synonymsaccompanying, concomitant, consequent, ensuant, incidental, resultant, sequent


Similarsubsequent


Antonymsantecedent


English noun: attendant

1. attendant (person) someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another


Synonymsattender, tender


Broader (hypernym)assistant, help, helper, supporter


Narrower (hyponym)arouser, baggageman, batman, bellboy, bellhop, bellman, bridesmaid, caddie, checker, companion, courtier, cupbearer, equerry, escort, esquire, famulus, flight attendant, gallant, gillie, golf caddie, groomsman, hospital attendant, lifeguard, lifesaver, linkboy, linkman, litter-bearer, loader, maid of honor, matron of honor, orderly, orderly, page, page, racker, rocker, rouser, second, servitor, squire, squire, steward, stretcher-bearer, trainbearer, varlet, waker

2. attendant (person) a person who is present and participates in a meeting


SamplesHe was a regular attender at department meetings.
The gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees.


Synonymsattendee, attender, meeter


Broader (hypernym)participant


Narrower (hyponym)conventioneer, partygoer, symposiast

3. attendant (event) an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another


Synonymsaccompaniment, co-occurrence, concomitant


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Narrower (hyponym)associate, background









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