supplicant

  • 1Supplicant — Sup pli*cant, n. One who supplicates; a suppliant. [1913 Webster] The wise supplicant . . . left the event to God. Rogers. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Supplicant — Sup pli*cant, a. [L. supplicans, p. pr. See {Supplicate}, and cf. {Suppliant}.] Entreating; asking submissively. Shak. {Sup pli*cant*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3supplicant — index petitioner, suitor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4supplicant — 1590s, from L. supplicantem (nom. supplicans), prp. of supplicare plead humbly (see SUPPLICATION (Cf. supplication)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5supplicant — [sup′lə kənt] adj. that supplicates; supplicating n. a person who supplicates; suppliant …

    English World dictionary

  • 6Supplicant — This page is about candidates for degrees and humble petitioners; for information on the computing term see Supplicant (computer).A Supplicant, one who supplicates, is a term applied to humble petitioners, and in particular to University of… …

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  • 7supplicant — [[t]sʌ̱plɪkənt[/t]] supplicants N COUNT A supplicant is a person who prays to God or respectfully asks an important person to help them or to give them something that they want very much. [FORMAL] He flung himself down in the flat submissive… …

    English dictionary

  • 8supplicant — UK [ˈsʌplɪkənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms supplicant : singular supplicant plural supplicants literary someone who requests something from someone powerful or from God …

    English dictionary

  • 9supplicant — /sup li keuhnt/, adj. 1. supplicating. n. 2. a suppliant. [1590 1600; < L supplicant (s. of supplicans), prp. of supplicare to SUPPLICATE; see ANT; doublet of SUPPLIANT] * * * …

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  • 10supplicant — supplicate ► VERB ▪ ask or beg for something earnestly or humbly. DERIVATIVES supplicant adjective & noun supplication noun supplicatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin supplicare implore …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11supplicant — I. noun Date: 1591 one who supplicates II. adjective Date: 1597 suppliant …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12Supplicant — Ein Supplikant ist ein Bittsteller, siehe Supplik eine Funktion in drahtlosen Netzwerken, siehe Supplikant (Computer), IEEE 802.1X, Extensible Authentication Protocol, EAPOL …

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  • 13supplicant — 1. adjective /ˈsʌplɪkənt/ begging, pleading, supplicating 2. noun /ˈsʌplɪkənt/ one who comes to humbly ask or petition See Also: supplicate, applicant …

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  • 14supplicant — Synonyms and related words: appellant, applicant, asker, aspirant, beggar, begging, beseecher, beseeching, entreating, imploring, importunate, mendicant, petitioner, plaintiff, pleader, prayer, praying, solicitous, suitor, suppliant, supplicating …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15supplicant — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. petitioner, solicitor, applicant, pleader, beggar. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who humbly entreats: beggar, prayer2, suitor, suppliant. See REQUEST …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16supplicant — sup|pli|cant [ˈsʌplıkənt] n also suppliant literary [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of supplicare to supplicate , from supplex; SUPPLE] someone who asks for something, especially from someone in a position of power or from …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17supplicant — sup|pli|cant [ sʌplıkənt ] noun count LITERARY someone who requests something from someone powerful or from God …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18supplicant — sup·pli·cant || sÊŒplɪkÉ™nt n. one who earnestly requests, petitioner, one who humbly entreats …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19supplicant — n. See suppliant, n …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20supplicant — noun (C) literary someone who asks for something, especially from someone in a position of power or from God …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English