AskDefine | Define client

Dictionary Definition



1 a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
2 someone who pays for goods or services [syn: customer]
3 (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network [syn: node, guest]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. A customer or receiver of services.
  2. The role of a computer application or system that requests and/or consumes the services provided by another having the role of server.
  3. Person who receives help or advice from a professional person (ex. a lawyer, an accountant, a social worker, a psychiatrist, etc).




  1. customer (one who purchases or receives a product or service)

Extensive Definition

Client may refer to:
client in Bulgarian: Клиентела
client in Catalan: Client
client in Danish: Klient
client in German: Kunde (Begriffsklärung)
client in Spanish: Cliente
client in French: Client
client in Italian: Cliente
client in Japanese: クライアント
client in Norwegian: Klient
client in Polish: Klient
client in Portuguese: Cliente
client in Russian: Клиент
client in Slovak: Klient
client in Swedish: Klient
client in Thai: ไคลเอนต์
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