Definition of Patient


  • 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
    - affected role - patient role
  • a person who requires medical care
    "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"


  • 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"
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Word games points for the Patient

  • Scrabble® score of the patient (9)
  • Word Chums® score of the patient (11)
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Unscramble patient

134 unscramble word found using the letters patient.

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