One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a sleeping-car attendant delivered hot-water bottles’
steward, waiter, waitress, porter, servant, menial, auxiliary, assistant, helper
caretaker, keeper, concierge, warden
North American waitperson, tender
2‘he prospered as a royal attendant’
escort, companion, retainer, aide, assistant, personal assistant, right-hand man, right-hand woman, lady in waiting, equerry, squire, chaperone, guard, bodyguard, minder, custodian
servant, manservant, valet, gentleman's gentleman, maidservant, maid, butler, footman, page, usher, lackey, flunkey
North American houseman
informal sidekick, skivvy
North American informal body man
1‘we crave new discoveries and the attendant excitement’
accompanying, associated, related, connected, concomitant, accessory
resultant, resulting, consequent
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