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ap·pli·cant

 (ăp′lĭ-kənt)
n.
One that applies, as for a job.

[Middle English, from Latin applicāns, present participle of applicāre, to affix; see apply.]

applicant

(ˈæplɪkənt)
n
a person who applies, as for a job, grant, support, etc; candidate
[C15: from Latin applicāns, from applicāre to apply]

ap•pli•cant

(ˈæp lɪ kənt)

n.
a person who applies for or requests something; a candidate: an applicant for a position.
[1475–85; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applicant - a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admissionapplicant - a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
aspirant, aspirer, hopeful, wannabe, wannabee - an ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"
bidder - someone who makes an offer
claimant - someone who claims a benefit or right or title; "claimants of unemployment compensation"; "he was a claimant to the throne"
job candidate - an applicant who is being considered for a job
material - a person judged suitable for admission or employment; "he was university material"; "she was vice-presidential material"
petitioner, requester, suppliant, supplicant - one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her favors"
possible - an applicant who might be suitable
probable - an applicant likely to be chosen
submitter - someone who submits something (as an application for a job or a manuscript for publication etc.) for the judgment of others; "he was a prolific submitter of proposals"

applicant

noun candidate, entrant, claimant, suitor, petitioner, aspirant, inquirer, job-seeker, suppliant, postulant The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills.

applicant

noun
A person who applies for or seeks something, such as a job or position:
Translations
مُقَدِّم الطَّلَبمُقَدِّم الطَلَب
uchazečžadatel
ansøger
hakijaanoja
kandidat
pályázó
umsækjandi
応募者
신청자
kandidatprosilec
sökande
ผู้สมัคร
başvuranbaşvuran kimse
người nộp đơn

applicant

[ˈæplɪkənt] N
1. (for job etc) → aspirante mf, candidato/a m/f (for a post a un puesto)
2. (for money, assistance) → solicitante mf
3. (Jur) → suplicante mf

applicant

[ˈæplɪkənt] n (for benefit)demandeur/euse m/f; (for post)candidat(e) m/f
applicant for sth [+ benefit] → demandeur/euse m/f de qch; [+ post] → candidat(e) m/f pour qch
There were a hundred applicants for the job → Il y avait cent candidats pour ce poste.

applicant

n (for job) → Bewerber(in) m(f)(for um, für); (for grant, loan etc) → Antragsteller(in) m(f) (→ for für, auf +acc); (for patent) → Anmelder(in) m(f) (→ for +gen)

applicant

[ˈæplɪkənt] n (for a post) → candidato/a (Admin) (for benefit, housing) → chi ha fatto domanda or richiesta

apply

(əˈplai) verb
1. (with to) to put (something) on or against something else. to apply ointment to a cut.
2. (with to) to use (something) for some purpose. He applied his wits to planning their escape.
3. (with for) to ask for (something) formally. You could apply (to the manager) for a job.
4. (with to) to concern. This rule does not apply to him.
5. to be in force. The rule doesn't apply at weekends.
apˈpliance (əˈplai-) noun
an instrument or tool used for a particular job. washing-machines and other electrical appliances.
ˈapplicable (ˈӕpli-) adjective
This rule is not applicable (to me) any longer.
ˌapplicaˈbility noun
ˈapplicant (ˈӕpli-) noun
a person who applies (for a job etc). There were two hundred applicants for the job.
ˌappliˈcation (ӕpli-) noun
1. a formal request; an act of applying. several applications for the new job; The syllabus can be obtained on application to the headmaster.
2. hard work. He has got a good job through sheer application.
3. an ointment etc applied to a cut, wound etc.
apply oneself/one's mind (with to)
to give one's full attention or energy (to a task etc). If he would apply himself he could pass his exams.

applicant

مُقَدِّم الطَلَب uchazeč ansøger Bewerber αιτών solicitante hakija candidat kandidat candidato 応募者 신청자 sollicitant søker kandydat candidato соискатель sökande ผู้สมัคร başvuran người nộp đơn 申请者
References in classic literature ?
The best in the world," the applicant replied, confidentially; "I am about to become your son-in-law.
The applicant stated that he had been annoyed, at intervals throughout the day, by the proceedings of some of those strolling Indians who infest the streets.
But now, at last, on a flaming June day, she found herself happy; her tedious wait was ended; her year-worn advertisement had been answered; and not by a village applicant, no, no
Sir Walter spurned the idea of its being offered in any manner; forbad the slightest hint being dropped of his having such an intention; and it was only on the supposition of his being spontaneously solicited by some most unexceptionable applicant, on his own terms, and as a great favour, that he would let it at all.
You silly, stupid applicant, don't be in a hurry; wait for the proper time and season for doing business; don't come at dinner-hour, or at bed-time; for judges are only flesh and blood, and must give to Nature what she naturally demands of them; all except myself, for in my case I give her nothing to eat, thanks to Senor Doctor Pedro Recio Tirteafuera here, who would have me die of hunger, and declares that death to be life; and the same sort of life may God give him and all his kind- I mean the bad doctors; for the good ones deserve palms and laurels.
Not very well knowing how to get rid of this applicant, and feeling the more embarrassed because his manner and appearance claimed a delicacy in which the worthy Mr Boffin feared he himself might be deficient, that gentleman glanced into the mouldy little plantation or cat-preserve, of Clifford's Inn, as it was that day, in search of a suggestion.
The manager looked with a dubious eye at his singular applicant.
Now Monsieur de Chavigny piqued himself on his infallible penetration; for that which almost proved that he was the son of Richelieu was his everlasting pretension; he examined attentively the countenance of the applicant for place and fancied that the contracted eyebrows, thin lips, hooked nose, and prominent cheek-bones of Grimaud were favorable signs.
The woman understood by the timidity and undecided manner of the applicant, that she had a very unpracticed being to deal with, and she was emboldened to act accordingly.
Two knights in full armor, with lances raised and closed visors, sat their horses on either side, while in the centre, with two pages to tend upon him, there stood a noble-faced man in flowing purple gown, who pricked off upon a sheet of parchment the style and title of each applicant, marshalling them in their due order, and giving to each the place and facility which his rank demanded.
For the first two days after his wife's departure Alexey Alexandrovitch received applicants for assistance and his chief secretary, drove to the committee, and went down to dinner in the dining room as usual.
Silas now found himself and his cottage suddenly beset by mothers who wanted him to charm away the whooping-cough, or bring back the milk, and by men who wanted stuff against the rheumatics or the knots in the hands; and, to secure themselves against a refusal, the applicants brought silver in their palms.