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    patient - Dictionary definition and meaning for word patient

    Definition
    (noun) a person who requires medical care
    Example Sentence
    • the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly
    Definition
    (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 Definition
    (adj) enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
    Example Sentence
    • a patient smile
    • was patient with the children
    • an exact and patient scientist
    • please be patient
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