client - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈklaɪənt/
singularclient
pluralclients
  1. 1
    someone who pays for the services of a professional person such as a doctor or lawyer
    1. a.
      someone who uses a service that provides help or advice

      Sometimes a social worker has to act against a client’s wishes.

  2. 2
    computing a computer, program, or piece of equipment that takes and uses information from a server