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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 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

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How to use patient in a sentence?

  1. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    Within two years Turkey will be on 5G. Otherwise, it will be a garbage dump with 4G. Let's be patient and jump from 3G to 5G. Can we do this? We definitely can.

  2. May Nour:

    One stop shop. We can do labs, we can do CT scan, physician evaluation and we can give the medications, we don’t wait for transport time. We don’t wait for the patient to get to the hospital. We get to them and treat them in the most expedient way possible.

  3. Murad Ali Shah:

    Our hospitals are overwhelmed with patient inflows; we don't want our health system to collapse.

  4. David Zeltsman:

    A tracheostomy obviously is a very unnatural way to establish the patient’s airways. The complications go anywhere from related to mechanical properties of the tracheostomy itself— and that would be development of the granulation tissue (development of bumps) at the site of the tracheostomy—[or] it could be related to the bleeding. It could be related to ongoing infections.

  5. Harold Bornstein:

    They barged through the back door, they terrified the secretary, they pushed aside the patient that was in there.

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