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. James McConkie:

    Unbelievably, no Snowbird employee or security, either at the peak or on the tram, took any steps to protect out client from what was clearly a foreseeable danger given the heavy drinking that was going on, several passengers expressed their concern about the intoxicated individuals to the tram operator, who took no action in response.

  2. Tynisa Gaines:

    It's not easy. I have to look it up for almost every client every year, a state might decide not to tax veteran retirement pay when they did before, or they might exempt military spouse pay suddenly. There is no shortcut to it at all.

  3. Olivier Martins:

    He did not know it was Salah Abdeslam and did not recognize him immediately when he arrived because he was wearing a cap, in the car, Salah Abdeslam told Salah Abdeslam that Salah Abdeslam brother, Brahim, had killed people in Paris and had blown Salah Abdeslam up. For my client, a childhood friend of the two brothers, it was a shock, He could not understand it and could not think clearly.

  4. Daniel Herbert:

    The reason my client Jason fired his weapon that evening back in October 2014 is that he truly was in fear for his life as well as the lives of his fellow police officers.

  5. Jennifer Lynn Thompson:

    I do not understand what is happening, i have never before been involved in a case where there is no information about why my client was charged.

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