attendant attendant  /ə ˈtɛn dənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
  2. (n) a person who is present and participates in a meeting
  3. (n) an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
  4. (adj) being present (at meeting or event etc.)
  5. (adj) following or accompanying as a consequence

Usage(s):

  1. And for valet attendant Dougherty, the facilities are harbingers of the future.
  2. Most planned home births are assisted by a midwife, although some extremists favor so-called free birthing, with no attendant.
  3. A flight attendant created a barrier in front of the cockpit and stood guard.

News

  1. FBI: Passenger claims New Jersey-bound flight was poisoned

    A man who disrupted a flight from Hong Kong to New Jersey was ranting about national security and the CIA, according to a passenger aboard the plane. Jacques Roizen, of New York, said the man aboard United Airlines Flight 116 on Monday was clearly unstable and "very paranoid." Roizen said he and other passengers and a flight attendant jumped on the man and subdued him when he started reaching ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  2. SOUTH BRUNSWICK: Cops: Attendant harassed woman

    Police say a gas station attendant at the Valero station on Route 130 went too far in trying to get the name and phone number of a young woman last week.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: South Brunswick Post

  3. Parking Booth Attendant  Part

    Parking Booth Attendant  Part Time parking booth attendant position available. Applicants must possess a valid North Carolina Driver's License, have a high school diploma or equivalent, good math and customer service skills, and be capable of working flexible hours. Starting salary is $8.00 per hour.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

Quotes

  1. "I believe the president will have had every opportunity to hear quite directly from his commanders about what they can accomplish and what the attendant risks are under different options," Gates said.
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: FOXNews

  2. "I got the Academy screener (preview DVD) for Quantum of Solace, turned it on for my boys and left them to it. I didn't go near it. I tried watching it on an aeroplane, but the DVD broke down. The attendant came and changed it and it broke down a...
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Pierce Brosnan Source: Hindustan Times

  3. "Besides market pressures, which appear poised to stabilize and over the longer run possibly to decrease the US current account deficit and its attendant financing requirements, some forces in the domestic US economy seem about to head in the same...
    on Feb 4, 2005 By: Alan Greenspan Source: USA Today

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