What does Client mean?

Definitions for Clientˈklaɪ ənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Client.

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


  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

  4. Origin: [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. ry, and E. loud: cf. F. client. See Loud.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Client

    klī′ent, n. one who employs a lawyer: a dependent.—n. Clī′entage, the whole number of one's clients: the client's relation to the patron.—adj. Clīent′al.—ns. Clī′entele, a following: the whole connection of a lawyer, shopkeeper, &c.; Clī′entship. [L. cliens, for cluens, one who hears or listens (to advice), from cluēre, to hear.]

Suggested Resources

  1. client

    Song lyrics by client -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by client on the Lyrics.com website.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Client in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Client in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert DiCello:

    My client suffered mercilessly.

  2. Greg Rohl:

    My client's fingerprints will not be on that bag.

  3. Arthur Conan Doyle:

    A client is to me a mere unit, a factor in a problem.

  4. Eric Franz:

    My client is shocked and astonished by the allegations.

  5. Federico Rossi:

    Luxury for us is to have the shipyard at the disposal of the client.

Images & Illustrations of Client

  1. ClientClientClient

Translations for Client

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Client »


Find a translation for the Client definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Client definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Client." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 21 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Client>.

Are we missing a good definition for Client? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Client:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.