English Synonyms and Antonyms
Colleague is used always in a good sense, associate and coadjutor generally so; ally, assistant, associate, attendant, companion, helper, either in a good or a bad sense; abetter, accessory, accomplice, confederate, almost always in a bad sense. Ally is oftenest used of national and military matters, or of some other connection regarded as great and important; as, allies of despotism. Colleague is applied to civil and ecclesiastical connections; members of Congress from the same State are colleagues, even though they may be bitter opponents politically and personally. An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court is near in rank to the Chief Justice. A surgeon's assistant is a physician or medical student who shares in the treatment and care of patients; a surgeon's attendant is one who rolls bandages and the like. Follower, henchman, retainer are persons especially devoted to a chief, and generally bound to him by necessity, fee, or reward. Partner has come to denote almost exclusively a business connection. In law, an abettor (the general legal spelling) is always present, either actively or constructively, at the commission of the crime; an accessory never. An accomplice is usually a principal; an accessory never. If present, though only to stand outside and keep watch against surprise, one is an abettor, and not an accessory. At common law, an accessory implies a principal, and can not be convicted until after the conviction of the principal; the accomplice or abettor can be convicted as a principal. Accomplice and abettor have nearly the same meaning, but the former is the popular, the latter more distinctively the legal term. Compare APPENDAGE; AUXILIARY.
An accessory to the crime; before or after the fact; the accessories of a figure in a painting.
attendant, attender, tendernoun
someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
attendant, attender, attendee, meeternoun
a person who is present and participates in a meeting
"he was a regular attender at department meetings"; "the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees"
accompaniment, concomitant, attendant, co-occurrenceadjective
an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
being present (at meeting or event etc.) "attendant members of the congreation"
attendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequentadjective
following or accompanying as a consequence
"an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"
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The pet owner was very adamant that she did not want to put the pet carrier up above, she was saying verbally, ‘ My dog is in here, no, this is my dog. ’ The flight attendant, in response, really just continued to ask her to put it above because it was a hazard where it was, it was a safety emergency, someone could trip.
After my traveling companion and I had been seated in our assigned seats for a while, we were approached by the flight attendant and my companion was asked to move from his premium seat to coach, so a couple could sit together. I explained that we were a couple and wanted to sit together. He was given a choice to either give up the premium seat and move to coach or get off the plane. We could not bear the feeling of humiliation for an entire cross-country flight and left the plane. I cannot believe that an airline in this day and age would give a straight couple preferential treatment over a gay couple and go so far as to ask us to leave. we will never be flying Alaska Airlines or their recently purchasedVirgin Airlines Groupever again. Thank you to Delta Air Lines for getting us home safe. If you are an#LGBTperson, please spend your travel dollars with an LGBT-friendly airline like Delta.
Please reach out to Air Wisconsin for their statement about their flight attendant. You may already know this was not a United flight attendant or crew.
I'm not going to walk to New York – people walk, people run … what do flight attendants do? everyone knows what a flight attendant does, they push a beverage cart down the aisle.
At that point, the flight attendant handed the phone over to Sam and he proposed over the PA system, I nodded my head yes! and he walked back to our row, got down on one knee and asked me to marry him.
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