Definitions For Patient

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
  • A person who requires medical care

adjective

  • Enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance

verb

  • A person who receives medical care or treatment

Is Patient a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

The word Patient is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Patient in a Sentence

  • I hate having to stand in long lines. I'm just not very patient.
  • The teacher treated her students in a patient and understanding way.
  • “Aren't you finished yet?” “Be patient. I'll be done soon.”
  • Several patients were waiting to see the doctor.
  • The nurse asked the patient to change into a paper gown

Antonyms for Patient

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