Definitions for: Applicant


[n] a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission



Webster (1913) 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.

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

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