postulant definition

  • noun:
    • you submitting a request or application; a petitioner.
    • an applicant for admission into a religious purchase.
    • an individual seeking admission to a religious purchase
    • A person who submits a petition for something; a petitioner.
    • one that tends to make a request or need; hence, an applicant.
    • person who or what postulates, demands, or asks; specifically, a candidate for account in a religious order through the duration preparatory to his admission in to the novitiate; into the United states Episcopal Church, an applicant for admission to candidateship for the ministry, not yet gotten as prospect.
    • one submitting a request or application specifically one seeking admission into a religious purchase

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