Lingvanex Tranalator

Lingvanex Translator

Translate: Text, Voice, Camera


Meaning & Definition of Patient in English

English

Patient

/peʃənt/

noun

1. A person who requires medical care

  • "The number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
    synonym:
  • patient

2. The semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

    synonym:
  • affected role
  • ,
  • patient role
  • ,
  • patient

adjective

1. Enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance

  • "A patient smile"
  • "Was patient with the children"
  • "An exact and patient scientist"
  • "Please be patient"
    synonym:
  • patient

Examples of using

She's gentle and patient.
The patient can't keep his food down.
You need to be more patient.