• IPA: /əˈtɛndənt/

attendant (plural attendants)

  1. One who attends; one who works with or watches over something.
    Give your keys to the parking attendants and they will park your car for you.
  2. A servant or valet.
  3. (mostly, archaic) A visitor or caller.
  4. That which accompanies or follows.
  5. (legal) One who owes a duty or service to another.
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  1. Going with; associated; concomitant.
    They promoted him to supervisor, with all the attendant responsibilities and privileges.
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  2. (law) Depending on, or owing duty or service to.
    the widow attendant to the heir
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