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Meaning of CLAIMANT

Pronunciation:  'kleymunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who claims a benefit or right or title; "claimants of unemployment compensation"; "he was a claimant to the throne"
 

CLAIMANT is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: applicant, applier, Pretender

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Claim"ant\, n. [Cf. OF. clamant, p. pr. of clamer. Cf.
{Clamant}.]
One who claims; one who asserts a right or title; a claimer.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accusant, accuser, allegator, appellant, applicant, aspirant, bidder, candidate, complainant, delator, impeacher, impugner, indictor, informer, libelant, party, petitioner, plaintiff, postulant, prosecutor, seeker, solicitant, solicitor, suitor, suppliant, supplicant, the prosecution
 

 

 

 

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