Definition of Client

1. Noun. A person who seeks the advice of a lawyer.

Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Case
Group relationships: Attorney-client Relation, Lawyer-client Relation



2. Noun. Someone who pays for goods or services.

3. Noun. (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network.

Definition of Client

1. n. A citizen who put himself under the protection of a man of distinction and influence, who was called his patron.

Definition of Client

1. Noun. A customer, a buyer or receiver of goods or services. ¹

2. Noun. (computing) The role of a computer application or system that requests and/or consumes the services provided by another having the role of server. ¹

3. Noun. Person who receives help or advice from a professional person (ex. a lawyer, an accountant, a social worker, a psychiatrist, etc). ¹

4. Noun. (legal) 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Client

1. a customer [n -S] : CLIENTAL [adj] - See also: customer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Client

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clickwrap license
clickwrap licenses
clickwraps
clicky
clid-
clidal
clidinium bromide
clido-
clidocostal
clidocranial
clidoic
clied
cliencies
cliency
client (current term)
client-centered therapy
client-centreed therapy
client-server
client-side
client service
clientage
clientages
cliental
cliented
clientelage
clientelages
clientele
clienteles
clientelism

Literary usage of Client

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1882)
"Such species of contract made while the relation is still subsisting muy bo valid, and independent advice to the client from a third person is never ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"Enter client, who attempt» to attract attention of one of lèverai Clerk». ... client. You are very good ; but I would prefer to see Other Clerk. ..."

3. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"greater weight to his union, as to its influence with the friend of the patron, to recommend the client; so that a less degree of union of the patron with ..."

4. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"It is crucial for the client to feel that he will have the support of a clear delineation of tasks, so that he is not left with a feeling of having to map ..."

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