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Definition of "applicant" []

  • One that applies, as for a job. (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.

Use "applicant" in a sentence
  • "If the applicant is accepted, IHI Danmark would cover treatments of the chronic condition after the deductable has been met, usually with a 4-week waiting period."
  • "At the end, when interviewers often ask the interviewee if they have questions, "the applicant goes back to his list, when half of the questions have already been discussed," observes Robinson, thus raising a red flag alerting the interviewer that the applicant is a poor listener."
  • "The INM office didn't ask for a birth certificate, although they may do so if the applicant is a child."