Subsequent vs Attendant - What's the difference?

subsequent | attendant |

As adjectives the difference between subsequent and attendant

is that subsequent is subsequent while attendant is going with; associated; concomitant.

As a noun attendant is

one who attends; one who works with or watches something.




  • Following in time; coming or being after something else at any time, indefinitely.
  • Growth was dampened by a softening of the global economy in 2001, but picked up in the subsequent years due to strong growth in China.
  • Following in order of place; succeeding.
  • Derived terms

    * subsequently



    Alternative forms

    * attendaunt (obsolete)


    (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.


    (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

    See also

    * part and parcel ----