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APPLICANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does applicant mean? 

APPLICANT (noun)
  The noun APPLICANT has 1 sense:

1. a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission

  Familiarity information: APPLICANT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


APPLICANT (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

applicant; applier

Hypernyms ("applicant" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "applicant"):

aspirant; aspirer; hopeful; wannabe; wannabee (an ambitious and aspiring young person)

bidder (someone who makes an offer)

claimant (someone who claims a benefit or right or title)

job candidate (an applicant who is being considered for a job)

material (a person judged suitable for admission or employment)

petitioner; requester; suppliant; supplicant (one praying humbly for something)

possible (an applicant who might be suitable)

probable (an applicant likely to be chosen)

submitter (someone who submits something (as an application for a job or a manuscript for publication etc.) for the judgment of others)


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