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Adjective
/ˈpāSHənt/,
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Able to wait without becoming annoyed or anxious,
  1. Able to wait without becoming annoyed or anxious
    • - be patient, your time will come
  2. Slow to lose one's temper with irritating people or situations
    • - he was always kindly, patient, and considerate
Noun
  1. A person receiving or registered to receive medical treatment

  2. The semantic role of a noun phrase denoting something that is affected or acted upon by the action of a verb


  1. a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
  2. 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"
  3. affected role: 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
  4. Patient is the third album by Australian indie rock band Bluebottle Kiss, released in 1999.
  5. In linguistics, a grammatical patient, also called the target or undergoer, is the participant of a situation upon whom an action is carried out. A patient as differentiated from a theme must undergo a change in state. ...
  6. In generative grammar (in particular Government and binding theory and the Standard Theory of Transformational Grammar), a theta role or θ-role is the formal device for representing syntactic argument structure (the number and type of noun phrases) required syntactically by a particular verb. ...
  7. Patient is the name of a 192-page memoir by musician Ben Watt. It was published May 1, 1997 by Penguin Books (ISBN 0-8021-3583-8). The book dealt largely with Watt's experience with a rare disease, Churg-Strauss syndrome, and his recovery.
  8. "The Patient" is the third episode of the television series Miracles. It was the seventh episode produced. Its only U.S. airing was on February 10, 2003, and first aired in Canada on October 17, 2003 on VisionTV.
  9. (Patiency) Patience is the state of endurance under difficult circumstances, which can mean persevering in the face of delay or provocation without acting on annoyance/anger in a negative way; or exhibiting forbearance when under strain, especially when faced with longer-term difficulties. ...
  10. A person or animal who receives treatment from a doctor or other medically educated person; The noun or noun phrase that is semantically on the receiving end of a verb's action; content to wait if necessary; not losing one's temper while waiting; not bothered with having to wait; not unwilling ...
  11. (Patients) are individuals who are the recipients of physical therapy and direct interventions. [30]
  12. (Patients) are people who are sick in a hospital: The nurse had several new patients to get to know that week.
  13. (Patients) commonly utilized by health care providers; stresses medical focus on the relationship of the service and the person.
  14. Counts unique patients. Patients may have multiple encounters and procedures.
  15. An individual who has established a professional relationship with a dentist for the delivery of dental health care. ...
  16. People with a specific disease or condition, particularly those being treated by a health professional. Compare subject
  17. A study participant who has the disease or condition for which the investigational product is being studied.
  18. This is a person who gets medical care. The care is from a doctor, hospital or other health care provider.
  19. A person in contact with the health system seeking attention for a health condition.
  20. One who is acted upon; an individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment. (Also, see Consumer and Client.) [Click Here To Return To List]
  21. A role (who- or whatever undergoes the action) in argument structure (John cooked DINNER). Often described as theme.
  22. This term is synonymous with ‘healthcare user’.
  23. An individual seeking or receiving medical care. Read more.
  24. CIHC uses the term 'patient' to represent a variety of similar and complementary terms such as client, consumer, family, service-user
  25. A particular type of theta role, denoting an entity which suffers the consequences of some action. For example, in a sentence such as 'John killed Harry', Harry is the patient argument of the verb kill. ...