What does client mean?

Definitions for client
ˈklaɪ əntclient

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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

Wiktionary

  1. client(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From cliens.

  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.

    Etymology: From cliens.

  3. client(Noun)

    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. 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.

    Etymology: 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

    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. Client(noun)

    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. Client(noun)

    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

How to pronounce client?

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How to say client in sign language?

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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. Diego Rossi Moretti:

    I believe that this will work and my client returns to Brazil to answer the charge in freedom, if it is denied, we will go to the supreme court.

  2. Marjolaine Vignola:

    I am shocked. I am very surprised that a person accused by a woman of rape has been appointed Minister of the Interior, in any European democracy, there are guarantees offered to victims so that they can speak out without fear, whatever the function and whatever the social status of the people they denounce. It sends a scary signal to my client.

  3. Arthur Conan Doyle:

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

  4. Sanjeev Priyadershi:

    My client wanted to hire full­-time faculty members for inspection purposes.

  5. Andrew Bakaj:

    My client's complaint has been largely corroborated. Nonetheless, I have offered to have my client respond in writing, under oath, and under penalty of perjury to Republican questions.

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