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Meaning of APPLICANT

Pronunciation:  'aplukunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
 

APPLICANT is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: applier
 
 See Also: aspirant, aspirer, bidder, claimant, hopeful, human, individual, job candidate, material, mortal, person, petitioner, possible, probable, somebody, someone, soul, submitter, suppliant, supplicant, wannabe, wannabee

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap"pli*cant\, n. [L. applicans, p. pr. of applicare.
See {Apply}.]
One who apples for something; one who makes request; a
petitioner.

      The applicant for a cup of water.        --Plumtre.

      The court require the applicant to appear in person.
                                               --Z. Swift.

 

 

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