applicant

  • 1 Applicant — Ap pli*cant, n. [L. applicans, p. pr. of applicare. See {Apply}.] One who apples for something; one who makes request; a petitioner. [1913 Webster] The applicant for a cup of water. Plumtre. [1913 Webster] The court require the applicant to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 applicant — I (candidate) noun aspirant, bidder, candidate under consideration, entrant, inquirer II (petitioner) noun claimant, moveant, party, petitioner, solicitant III index candidate …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 applicant — (n.) one who applies, late 15c., from L. applicantem (nom. applicans), prp. of applicare (see APPLY (Cf. apply)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Applicant —   Applicant means any person who submits an application for certification pursuant to the provisions of this division, including, but not limited to, any person who explores for or develops geothermal resources.   California Energy Comission.… …

    Energy terms

  • 5 applicant — aspirant, Candidate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 applicant — [n] person trying for position appellant, aspirant, candidate, claimant, hopeful, inquirer, petitioner, postulant, seeker, suitor, suppliant; concepts 348,359 Ant. boss, manager …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 applicant — ► NOUN ▪ a person who applies for something …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 applicant — [ap′li kənt] n. [< L applicans, prp. of applicare, APPLY] a person who applies for employment, help, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 applicant — An issuer that is proposing to apply, or is applying, for admission to trading of any of its securities. London Stock Exchange Glossary * * * applicant ap‧pli‧cant [ˈæplɪkənt] noun [countable] 1. a person who applies for a job or a place at a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 applicant — n. an applicant for (an applicant for a position) * * * [ æplɪkənt] an applicant for (an applicant for a position) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 applicant — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ potential, prospective ▪ eligible, qualified, suitable (BrE) ▪ Grant payments will be made to suitably qualified applicants. (BrE) ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 applicant — / æplɪkənt/ noun a person who applies for something ● an applicant for a job or a job applicant ● an applicant to an industrial tribunal ● There were thousands of applicants for shares in the new company …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 13 applicant — /ap li keuhnt/, n. a person who applies for or requests something; a candidate: an applicant for a position. [1475 85; < L applicant (s. of applicans applying, prp. of applicare). See APPLY, ANT] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 applicant — ap|pli|cant [ˈæplıkənt] n someone who has formally asked, usually in writing, for a job, university place etc applicant for ▪ He was one of 30 applicants for the manager s job. successful/unsuccessful applicant (=someone who is accepted or not… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 applicant */ — UK [ˈæplɪkənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms applicant : singular applicant plural applicants someone who applies for something, such as a job or a loan of money Successful applicants will be notified by telephone. job applicants …

    English dictionary

  • 16 applicant — noun Date: 1776 one who applies < a job applicant > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 applicant — [[t]æ̱plɪkənt[/t]] applicants N COUNT An applicant for something such as a job or a place at a college is someone who makes a formal written request to be given it …

    English dictionary

  • 18 applicant — ap•pli•cant [[t]ˈæp lɪ kənt[/t]] n. a person who applies for or requests something; a candidate: an applicant for a position[/ex] • Etymology: 1475–85; < L …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 applicant — /ˈæpləkənt / (say apluhkuhnt) noun someone who applies; a candidate: an applicant for a position. {Latin applicans, present participle} …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 20 applicant — pareiškėjas statusas Aprobuotas sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Fizinis ar juridinis asmuo arba Lietuvos Respublikoje teisės aktų nustatyta tvarka įsteigta Europos Sąjungos valstybės narės ar kitos Europos ekonominės erdvės valstybės įmonė arba… …

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