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Attendant


ATTEND'ANT, adjective

1. Accompanying; being present, or in the train.

Other suns with their attendant moons.

2. Accompanying, connected with, or immediately following, as consequential; as, intemperance with all its attendant evils.

3. In law, depending on or owing service to; as, the wife attendant to the heir.

ATTEND'ANT, noun

1. One who attends or accompanies, in any character whatever, as a friend, companion, minister or servant; one who belongs to the train.

2. One who is present; as an attendant at or upon a meeting.

3. One who owes service to or depends on another.

4. That which accompanies or is consequent to.

A love of fame, the attendant of noble spirits.

Shame is the attendant of vice.