Definitions for Clientˈklaɪ ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cli•entˈklaɪ ənt(n.)

  1. a person or group that uses the professional advice or services of a lawyer, accountant, architect, etc.

  2. a person who is receiving the benefits, services, etc., of a social welfare agency, a government bureau, etc.

  3. a customer.

  4. anyone under the patronage of another; a dependent.

  5. Category: Common Vocabulary, Government

    Ref: client state.

  6. a workstation on a network that gains access to central data files, programs, and peripheral devices through a server.

    Category: Computers

Origin of client:

1350–1400; ME < L client-, s. of cliēns person seeking the protection or influence of someone powerful

cli′ent•less(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. client(noun)

    a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer

  2. customer, client(noun)

    someone who pays for goods or services

  3. node, client, guest(noun)

    (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. client(noun)ˈklaɪ ənt

    sb who pays for professional services

    the lawyer's clients

Wiktionary

  1. client(Noun)

    A customer, a buyer or receiver of goods or services.

  2. client(Noun)

    The role of a computer application or system that requests and/or consumes the services provided by another having the role of server.

  3. client(Noun)

    Person who receives help or advice from a professional person (ex. a lawyer, an accountant, a social worker, a psychiatrist, etc).

  4. client(Noun)

    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.

  5. Origin: From cliens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Client(noun)

    a citizen who put himself under the protection of a man of distinction and influence, who was called his patron

  2. Client(noun)

    a dependent; one under the protection of another

  3. Client(noun)

    one who consults a legal adviser, or submits his cause to his management

Freebase

  1. Client

    A client is a piece of computer hardware or software that accesses a service made available by a server. The server is often on another computer system, in which case the client accesses the service by way of a network. The term applies to programs or devices that are part of a client–server model.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Client' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1834

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Client' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1122

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Client' in Nouns Frequency: #404


Translations for Client

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

client(noun)

a person who receives professional advice from a lawyer, accountant etc.

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