Origin of attendant
Synonyms for attendant
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All of the work that comes with being an escort, and all of its attendant horrors, for this… paperweight?And The Escort of The Year Is… Backstage at The Sex Oscars|Scott Bixby|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This, in turn, ensured concentrated poverty and all its attendant problems, as well as bad schools and poor public services.
A fetus only truly became a person, with all the attendant rights that brings, at birth.
In a way the concept of genius has now returned to its Roman origins, when an attendant spirit was within reach of everyone.
Having that name and its attendant endless puns cannot be easy in the first place.
He calls for his attendant Herbert, who is sent to ascertain the cause of this midnight commotion.
A bell is automatically rung by the machine to warn the attendant that the desired length has been deposited into the can.
This, with the attendant drums and shrieks, would give one the impression of a host of maniacs suddenly set at liberty.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
He spoke to an attendant, and was directed to an office, which he entered without delay.The Gentleman From Indiana|Booth Tarkington
That was the pet name which Elfgiva had given to her Danish attendant because it signified lively one.The Ward of King Canute|Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
1550s, "one who waits upon," from the adjective, or from Middle French atendant, noun use of present participle of atendre (see attend).
late 14c., "solicitous, attentive," see attendant (n.). Sense of "serving under, accompanying in a dependant position" is from c.1400.