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We found 49 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word patient:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. patient: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. patient: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. patient: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. patient: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. patient: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. patient, patient: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Patient, patient, patient: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. patient: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. patient: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. patient: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. patient: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. patient: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. patient: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. patient (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. patient: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. patient: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Patient (disambiguation), Patient (grammar), Patient (linguistics), Patient (memoir), Patient, The Patient (Tool song): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Patient: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. patient: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. patient: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Patient (m), patient, patient(e): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. patient: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Patient: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. patient: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. patient: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. patient: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. patient: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Patient: The Word Detective [home, info]
  29. patient: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. Patient: World Wide Words [home, info]
  31. patient: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. PATIENT: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. patient: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  3. Patient: Lexicon of Linguistics [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. patient: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. patient: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. patient: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Patient: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. patient: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. patient: Prostate Cancer Interactive Glossary [home, info]
  4. patient: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  5. Patient: Brain Injury [home, info]
  6. Patient: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Patient: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. patient: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. The Patient, patient: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. patient: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (patient)

noun:  a person who requires medical care ("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 ("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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