Definitions For Patient


  • 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


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


  • 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

Words with Friends

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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