Disciple vs Attendant - What's the difference?

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Disciple is a related term of attendant.


As nouns the difference between disciple and attendant

is that disciple is any of the followers of jesus christ while attendant is one who attends; one who works with or watches something.

As an adjective attendant is

going with; associated; concomitant.

disciple

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who learns from another, especially one who then teaches others.
  • An active follower or adherent of someone, or some philosophy etc.
  • * Holy Bible, Matthew 9:10 (King James Version)
  • And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples .
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=4, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=By some paradoxical evolution rancour and intolerance have been established in the vanguard of primitive Christianity. Mrs. Spoker, in common with many of the stricter disciples of righteousness, was as inclement in demeanour as she was cadaverous in aspect.}}
  • (Ireland) Miserable-looking creature of a man.
  • Synonyms

    * student

    See also

    * apostle

    Verb

    (discipl)
  • (obsolete) To train, educate, teach.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , IV.i:
  • fraile youth is oft to follie led, / Through false allurement of that pleasing baite, / That better were in vertues discipled [...].

    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 ----