Definitions of patient:
  • noun:   a person who requires medical care
    Example: "The number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
  • noun:   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
  • adjective:   enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
    Example: "A patient smile"
  • adjective:   enduring without protest or complaint
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #69269)

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