Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun attendant

3 senses of attendant

Sense 1
attendant, attender, tender -- (someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another)
       => assistant, helper, help, supporter -- (a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work")

Sense 2
attendant, attender, attendee, meeter -- (a person who is present and participates in a meeting; "he was a regular attender at department meetings"; "the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees")
       => participant -- (someone who takes part in an activity)

Sense 3
accompaniment, concomitant, attendant, co-occurrence -- (an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another)
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Antonyms of adj attendant

2 senses of attendant

Sense 1
attendant -- (being present (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation")

INDIRECT (VIA present) -> absent -- (not being in a specified place)

Sense 2
attendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequent -- (following or accompanying as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable")

INDIRECT (VIA subsequent) -> antecedent -- (preceding in time or order)

Similarity of adj attendant

2 senses of attendant

Sense 1
attendant -- (being present (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation")
       => present (vs. absent) -- (being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation")

Sense 2
attendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequent -- (following or accompanying as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable")
       => subsequent (vs. antecedent) -- (following in time or order; "subsequent developments")

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