Synonyms of 'claimant'
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An applicant for something such as a job or a place at a college is someone who makes a formal written request to be given it.
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills.
A pretender to a position is someone who claims the right to that position, and whose claim is disputed by others.
the Comte de Paris, pretender to the French throne
Thesaurus for claimant from the Collins English Thesaurus
A claimant is someone who is receiving money from the state because they are unemployed or they are unable to work because they are ill .