Attendant vs Attendee - What's the difference?

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Attendant is a related term of attendee.


As nouns the difference between attendant and attendee

is that attendant is one who attends; one who works with or watches something while attendee is a person who is in attendance or in the audience of an event.

As an adjective attendant

is going with; associated; concomitant.

attendant

English

Alternative forms

* attendaunt (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who attends; one who works with or watches something.
  • Give your keys to the parking attendants and they will park your car for you.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Going with; associated; concomitant.
  • They promoted him to supervisor, with all the attendant responsibilities and privileges.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • The natural melancholy attendant upon his situation added to the gloom of the owner of the mansion.
  • (legal) Depending on, or owing duty or service to.
  • the widow attendant to the heir
    (Cowell)

    See also

    * part and parcel ----

    attendee

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who is in attendance or in the audience of an event.
  • *2000 , Russian Government,
  • *:During the official performance of the National Anthem of the Russian Federation all attendees are supposed to stand and men take their hats off.
  • A visitor or participant of an event.
  • *2002 , Sam Williams,
  • *:O'Reilly, the summit host, remembers a particularly insightful comment from Torvalds, a summit attendee .
  • (uncommon) A person who is attended.
  • Synonyms

    * (person in attendance) attender, audience (member) * (participant in an event) audience (member), participant

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