Definitions for Clientˈklaɪ ənt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person or group that uses the professional advice or services of a lawyer, accountant, architect, etc.
a person who is receiving the benefits, services, etc., of a social welfare agency, a government bureau, etc.
anyone under the patronage of another; a dependent.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Government
Ref: client state.
a workstation on a network that gains access to central data files, programs, and peripheral devices through a server.
Origin of client:
1350–1400; ME < L client-, s. of cliēns person seeking the protection or influence of someone powerful
a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
someone who pays for goods or services
node, client, guest(noun)
(computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who pays for professional services
the lawyer's clients
A customer, a buyer or receiver of goods or services.
The role of a computer application or system that requests and/or consumes the services provided by another having the role of server.
Person who receives help or advice from a professional person (ex. a lawyer, an accountant, a social worker, a psychiatrist, etc).
A person who employs or retains an attorney to represent him or her in any legal matter, or one who merely divulges confidential matters to an attorney while pursuing professional assistance without subsequently retaining the attorney.
Origin: From cliens.
a citizen who put himself under the protection of a man of distinction and influence, who was called his patron
a dependent; one under the protection of another
one who consults a legal adviser, or submits his cause to his management
Translations for Client
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who receives professional advice from a lawyer, accountant etc.
- مُوكّل (في دَعوى)Arabic
- clientePortuguese (BR)
- der/die Klient(in)German
- πελάτης (π.χ. δικηγόρου)Greek
- مراجعه کننده؛ موکلFarsi
- klijent, stalan posjetilac, strankaCroatian
- (전문직) 고객Korean
- clia antDutch
- مراجعه کننده؛ موکلPersian
- مراجعه كوونكى: هغه څوك چه مقنن ياداكتو ته ورځى او مشوره ورسره كوىPashto
- klient, -kaSlovak
- (律師、會計師的)委託人Chinese (Trad.)
- thân chủVietnamese
- （律师、会计师的）当事人、委托人Chinese (Simp.)
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