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Meaning of SUPPLICANT

Pronunciation:  'suplukent

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her favors"
  2. [n]  someone who prays to God
  3. [adj]  humbly entreating; "a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness"
 

SUPPLICANT is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: beseeching, petitioner, prayer, suppliant, suppliant, supplicatory
 
 See Also: applicant, applier, beadsman, bedesman, besieger, canvasser, postulant, religionist, religious person, solicitor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sup"pli*cant\, a. [L. supplicans, p. pr. See
    {Supplicate}, and cf. {Suppliant}.]
    Entreating; asking submissively. --Shak. --
    {Sup"pli*cant*ly}, adv.
    
    
  2. \Sup"pli*cant\, n.
    One who supplicates; a suppliant.
    
          The wise supplicant . . . left the event to God.
                                                   --Rogers.
    
    
 

 

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