1. [syn: applicant, applier]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Applicant \Ap"pli*cant\, n. [L. applicans, p. pr. of applicare.
One who apples for something; one who makes request; a
The applicant for a cup of water. --Plumtre.
The court require the applicant to appear in person.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance
or employment or admission [syn: applicant, applier]