- a person who accompanies or waits upon another
- a person employed to assist, guide, or provide a service for others, esp for the general
a lavatory attendant
- a person who is present
- a logical consequence or natural accompaniment ⇒
hatred is often an attendant of jealousy
- being in attendance
- associated; accompanying; related ⇒
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Translations for 'attendant'
- British English: attendant An attendant is someone whose job is to serve people in a public place. NOUNHe was working as a car-park attendant.
- Brazilian Portuguese: servidor servidora
- Chinese: > 服务员加油站或停车场的> 服务務员員
- European Spanish: encargado encargada
- French: préposé préposée
- German: Aufseher Aufseherin
- Italian: custode
- Japanese: 係員
- Korean: 안내원
- Portuguese: atendedor atendedora
- Spanish: encargado encargada
Example Sentences Including 'attendant'
"Bush has created terrorism around the world rather than defeated it," said Selima Khan, a 25-year-old flight attendant.
Globe and Mail (2003)
At around 1.30am, a petrol station attendant saw a Ford Escort drive into the all night service station on Edinburgh Road.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
Power, with its attendant factionalism, obviously is taking its toll on the Shiv Sena.
India Today (1998)
TWO men were charged yesterday with abducting a petrol pump attendant.
Sun, News of the World (2000)
The Assassins were themselves killed by the emirs attendant on Saladin, several of whom also died in the struggle.
The flight attendant found the note in one of the plane's lavatories.
Then the attendant said, `You've got your colour back now, young lady!
Time of the Wolf
They pulled in at the side of the road and watched him speak to an attendant in the glass office.
A Season in Hell
Tweed was seen getting into the car by a garage attendant at the Hesperia.
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