What does client mean?

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ˈklaɪ əntclient

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clientnoun

    a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer

  2. customer, clientnoun

    someone who pays for goods or services

  3. node, client, guestnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. clientnoun

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

    Etymology: From cliens.

  2. clientnoun

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

    Etymology: From cliens.

  3. clientnoun

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

    Etymology: From cliens.

  4. clientnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From cliens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clientnoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Clientnoun

    a dependent; one under the protection of another

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Clientnoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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.

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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. client

    A person who pays for commodities, products, goods or services.

    The client were very happy with the work completed.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2020  

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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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of client in a Sentence

  1. Michael Avenatti:

    They targeted my client. They planned to entrap her at that performance that night and they subsequently succeeded, and if ultimately it shows that in fact it was politically motivated, and they purposely sought her out and attempted to use the force of the badge and the law in order to arrest her, that's a very serious matter.

  2. Jay Jeffers:

    It’s a more efficient process now, because my designers and I can sit at a desk and travel the world. As a result, instead of going on a shopping trip with one client, you’re online shopping for several clients at the same time, the beauty for me is that I can create a more robust, interesting finished project because I have access to all these beautiful pieces. It makes my work better, which in turn brings me more clients.

  3. Michael Stern:

    When you go on TV all the time it is kind of hard to claim attorney-client privilege on things you've talked about.

  4. Darin Oduyoye:

    We have always strived for full transparency in client communications, and in the last two years have further enhanced our disclosures in support of that goal.

  5. Lee Merritt:

    These offenses occurred while our client was being groomed to join Kelly’s sex cult.

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