Definitions for: Client

[n] (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
[n] someone who pays for goods or services
[n] a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer

Webster (1913) Definition: Cli"ent, n. [L. cliens, -emtis, for cluens, one who
hears (in relation to his protector), a client, fr. L. cluere
to be named or called; akin to Gr. ? to hear, Skr. [,c]ry,
and E. loud: cf. F. client. See Loud.]
1. (Rom. Antiq.) A citizen who put himself under the
protection of a man of distinction and influence, who was
called his patron.

2. A dependent; one under the protection of another.

I do think they are your friends and clients, And
fearful to disturb you. --B. Jonson.

3. (Law) One who consults a legal adviser, or submits his
cause to his management.

Synonyms: customer, guest, node

See Also: attorney-client relation, business relation, buyer, case, computer, computer network, computing device, computing machine, consumer, data processor, disburser, electronic computer, emptor, expender, frequenter, guest, information processing system, john, lawyer-client relation, patron, policyholder, purchaser, reader, shopper, spender, subscriber, taker, vendee, warrantee, whoremaster, whoremonger

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