Attendant vs Worker - What's the difference?

attendant | worker |


As nouns the difference between attendant and worker

is that attendant is one who attends; one who works with or watches something while worker is a person who performs labor for his living, especially manual labor.

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 ----

    worker

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who performs labor for his living, especially manual labor.
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  • A nonreproductive social insect, such as ant, bee, termite or wasp.
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  • (label) A thread performing one instance of a particular task within a program.
  • Synonyms

    * (person who performs labor) laborer, labourer

    Derived terms

    * freezing worker * sex worker * steelworker