Attendant

Definition of Attendant

At`tend´ant
a.1.Being present, or in the train; accompanying; in waiting.
From the attendant flotilla rang notes triumph.
- Sir W. Scott.
Cherub and Seraph . . . attendant on their Lord.
- Milton.
2.Accompanying, connected with, or immediately following, as consequential; consequent; as, intemperance with all its attendant evils.
The natural melancholy attendant upon his situation added to the gloom of the owner of the mansion.
- Sir W. Scott.
3.(Law) Depending on, or owing duty or service to; as, the widow attendant to the heir.
Attendant keys
(Mus.) the keys or scales most nearly related to, or having most in common with, the principal key; those, namely, of its fifth above, or dominant, its fifth below (fourth above), or subdominant, and its relative minor or major.
n.1.One who attends or accompanies in any character whatever, as a friend, companion, servant, agent, or suitor.
2.One who is present and takes part in the proceedings; as, an attendant at a meeting.
3.That which accompanies; a concomitant.
[A] sense of fame, the attendant of noble spirits.
- Pope.
4.(Law) One who owes duty or service to, or depends on, another.

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