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Definition of "client" []

  • The party for which professional services are rendered, as by an attorney. (noun)
  • A customer or patron: clients of the hotel. (noun)
  • A person using the services of a social services agency. (noun)
  • One that depends on the protection of another. (noun)
  • A client state. (noun)
  • A person, company, etc, that seeks the advice of a professional man or woman (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A customer (noun)
  • A person who is registered with or receiving services or financial aid from a welfare agency (noun)
  • A program or work station that requests data or information from a server (noun)
  • A person depending on another's patronage (noun)

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Use "client" in a sentence
  • "I never wanted to say the word client in my life, so I went into TV."
  • "My main client is American Express, so I have to keep up on the consumer loan market in México, such as it is."
  • "Using this method, some of the processing would take place on the central computer (the server) and the rest on the users '(the clients') computers-hence, the term client - server computing."