1. a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
Syn: ↑applicant
Derivationally related forms: ↑apply, ↑apply (for: ↑applicant)
Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul
2. a device for applying a substance
Syn: ↑applicator
Derivationally related forms: ↑apply
Hypernyms: ↑device
Hyponyms: ↑flux applicator, ↑paintbrush, ↑spray gun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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