HyperDic: suppliant

English > 2 senses of the word suppliant:
NOUNperson suppliant, petitioner, supplicant, requesterone praying humbly for something
ADJECTIVEallsuppliant, supplicant, supplicatoryhumbly entreating
English > suppliant: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninghumbly entreating.
Example"a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness"
Synonymssupplicant, supplicatory
Broaderbeseeching, pleading, imploringbegging
English > suppliant: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningOne praying humbly for something.
Example"a suppliant for her favors"
Synonymspetitioner, supplicant, requester
NarrowerbesiegerAn energetic / energetic petitioner
postulantOne submitting a request or application especially one seeking admission into a religious order
solicitor, canvasserA petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
Broaderapplicant, applierA person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment / employment or admission
Spanishpeticionario, postulante, solicitante, suplicante
Catalanpeticionari, sol·licitant, suplicant
Verbssupplicateask humbly (for something)

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