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Meaning of POSTULANT

Pronunciation:  'p√Ęschulunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one submitting a request or application especially one seeking admission into a religious order
 

POSTULANT is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: petitioner, suppliant, supplicant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pos"tu*lant\ (?; 135), n. [F., fr. L. postulans, p.
pr. of postulare. See {Postulate}.]
One who makes a request or demand; hence, a candidate.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abbess, abecedarian, alphabetarian, applicant, apprentice, articled clerk, aspirant, beginner, bidder, boot, candidate, canoness, catechumen, claimant, clergywoman, conventual, debutant, entrant, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, ignoramus, inductee, initiate, lady superior, mother superior, neophyte, new boy, newcomer, novice, novitiate, nun, petitioner, prioress, probationer, probationist, raw recruit, recruit, religieuse, rookie, secular canoness, seeker, sister, solicitant, solicitor, suitor, superioress, suppliant, supplicant, tenderfoot, the reverend mother, tyro
 

 

 

 

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