Attendant

  • 1 attendant — ⇒ATTENDANT, ANTE, part. prés., loc. adv., adj. et subst. A. Part. prés. de attendre. B. Emploi adj. et subst. 1. Emploi adj. [En parlant d une pers. ou d un groupe de pers.] (cf. attentif et attentiste) : • 1. Tu ne sais pas ce que c est qu une… …

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  • 2 Attendant — At*tend ant, a. [F. attendant, p. pr. of attendre. See {Attend}, v. t.] 1. Being present, or in the train; accompanying; in waiting. [1913 Webster] From the attendant flotilla rang notes triumph. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Cherub and Seraph …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 attendant — Attendant, [attend]ante. adj. verbal. Qui attend Estes vous des attendants? En attendant. Maniere de parler adverbiale. Jusques à temps. En attendant qu il vienne. en attendant que vous en soyez éclaircy. en attendant mieux, en attendant quelque… …

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  • 4 Attendant — may refer to:* Car attendant, a railroad employee * Flight attendant, flight crew employed to ensure the safety and comfort of the passengers * Museum attendant * Toilet attendant, maintain standards in a toilet and collects any usage fees *… …

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  • 5 attendant — [ə ten′dənt] adj. 1. attending or serving [an attendant nurse] 2. being present 3. accompanying as a circumstance or result [attendant difficulties] n. 1. a person who attends or serves [an attendant at the zoo, a queen s attendants] 2 …

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  • 6 Attendant — At*tend ant, n. 1. One who attends or accompanies in any character whatever, as a friend, companion, servant, agent, or suitor. A train of attendants. Hallam. [1913 Webster] 2. One who is present and takes part in the proceedings; as, an… …

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  • 7 attendant — index ancillary (auxiliary), caretaker (one caring for property), clerical, coactor, coadjutant, cohort, collateral ( …

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  • 8 attendant — attendant, ante (a ten dan, dan t ) adj. 1°   Qui attend. 2°   En termes de musique, cadence attendante, cadence imparfaite, qui se fait en montant d une quinte et qui semble attendre une réponse. 3°   S. m. Sectaire qui soutient qu il n y a dans …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 attendant — [adj] being present or related accessory, accompanying, ancillary, associated, attending, coincident, concomitant, consequent, incident; concept 577 Ant. absent, detached attendant [n] person who serves others aide, alarm clock*, assistant,… …

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  • 10 attendant — ► NOUN 1) a person employed to provide a service to the public. 2) an assistant to an important person. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ occurring at the same time or as a result of …

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  • 11 attendant — I UK [əˈtendənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms attendant : singular attendant plural attendants * 1) someone whose job is to help customers or people who visit a public place a car park attendant 2) someone whose job is to look after another… …

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  • 12 attendant — (EN) ladv., provisoirement ; provisoire : adê (Ste Foy) ; ê n atêdêê (Albanais), un n atundun (Dingy St Clair, Gd Bornand). E. : Aussi. A1) en attendant, pour attendant te /// vous attendant dépanner // sortir d embarras // tirer de ce mauvais… …

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  • 13 attendant — at|tend|ant1 [əˈtendənt] n 1.) someone whose job is to look after or help customers in a public place ▪ a carpark attendant 2.) someone who looks after a very important person, for example a king or queen attendant 2 attendant2 adj formal… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 attendant — at|ten|dant1 [ ə tendənt ] noun count * 1. ) someone whose job is to help customers or people who visit a public place: a gas station/parking lot attendant 2. ) someone whose job is to take care of another person, especially a person who is in an …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 attendant — [[t]əte̱ndənt[/t]] attendants 1) N COUNT: usu n N An attendant is someone whose job is to serve or help people in a place such as a petrol station, a car park, or a cloakroom. Tony Williams was working as a car park attendant in Los Angeles. Syn …

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  • 16 attendant — n. 1) a flight; wedding attendant 2) an attendant to * * * [ə tendənt] wedding attendant a flight an attendant to …

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  • 17 attendant — {{11}}attendant (adj.) late 14c., solicitous, attentive, see ATTENDANT (Cf. attendant) (n.). Sense of serving under, accompanying in a dependant position is from c.1400. {{12}}attendant (n.) 1550s, one who waits upon, from the adjective, or from… …

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  • 18 attendant — n. & adj. n. a person employed to wait on others or provide a service (cloakroom attendant; museum attendant). adj. 1 accompanying (attendant circumstances). 2 waiting on; serving (ladies attendant on the queen). Etymology: ME f. OF (as ATTEND,… …

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  • 19 attendant — I. noun Date: 15th century 1. one who attends another to perform a service; especially an employee who waits on customers 2. something that accompanies ; concomitant 3. attendee II. adjective Date: 15th century …

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  • 20 attendant — attendantly, adv. /euh ten deuhnt/, n. 1. a person who attends another, as to perform a service. 2. Chiefly Brit. an usher or clerk. 3. a corollary or concomitant thing or quality. 4. a person who is present, as at a meeting. adj. 5. being… …

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