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Synonyms for Patient
ˈpeɪ ʃənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patient(noun)

    a person who requires medical care

    "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"

    Synonyms:
    patient role, affected role

    Antonyms:
    restive, unforbearing, impatient

  2. affected role, patient role, patient(adj)

    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

    Synonyms:
    patient, patient role, affected role

    Antonyms:
    impatient, restive, unforbearing

  3. patient(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    restive, unforbearing, impatient

Wiktionary

  1. patient(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    composed

    Antonyms:
    impatient, antsy

  2. patient(noun)

    content to wait if necessary; not losing one's temper while waiting; not bothered with having to wait; not unwilling to wait

    Synonyms:
    composed

    Antonyms:
    impatient, antsy

  3. patient(noun)

    Antonyms:
    agent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. patient

    Synonyms:
    affectionate, docile, gentle, harmless, kind, mild, peaceful, submissive, sweet, tame, tender

    Antonyms:
    ferocious, fierce, fiery, furious, impetuous, raging, savage, uncultivated, untrained, violent, wild

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. patient

    Synonyms:
    resigned, unrepining, enduring

    Antonyms:
    impatient

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. patient(a.)

    Synonyms:
    submissive, resigned, uncomplaining, unrepining, passive, long-suffering

  2. patient(a.)

    Synonyms:
    persevering, persistent, diligent, assiduous, indefatigable, constant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. patient(a)

    Synonyms:
    uncomplaining, submissive, resigned, passive, long-suffering, indulgent, diligent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "patient":

    patients, patience, sick, ill, ailing

How to pronounce Patient?

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How to say Patient in sign language?

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How to use Patient in a sentence?

  1. Tewodros Melesse:

    All the effort the United States has made over the years to support funding for HIV Aids initiatives is going to be affected by telling organizations who have received funding ... that they cannot inform the patient about abortion.

  2. Stephen Evans:

    While concealing identifiable individual patient data is important, there are other ways to verify the integrity of the data, for example, data providers should be able to confirm that they have provided data with at the very least, the approximate numbers of patients involved. It is correct to retract the paper in these circumstances.

  3. Jennifer Kraschnewski:

    This may be due to a variety of reasons, including physician discomfort with providing counseling, less time available due to increased other patient conditions or even a greater acceptance of higher rates of obesity, we know that if physicians simply tell their patients they are overweight, they are more likely to be successful in their weight loss efforts. Therefore, it's critical we find a way to help reverse these trends.

  4. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency:

    With DIGET, it soon may be possible to not only confirm an influenza( or COVID-19) diagnosis, but also to determine the strain, the origin, and whether the strain is drug resistant, in addition, DIGET tools could assess the severity of disease to guide how the patient is triaged and treated.

  5. Jess Kensky:

    It’s really nice to be treated like an athlete instead of a patient, i’ve been a full-time patient for many years now.

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