Definition of patient. Meaning of patient. Synonyms of patient

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Definition of patient

Patient
Patient Pa"tient, a. [F., fr. L. patiens, -entis, p. pr. of pati to suffer. Cf. Pathos, Passion.] 1. Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear. Patient of severest toil and hardship. --Bp. Fell. 2. Undergoing pains, trails, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering. 3. Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor. Whatever I have done is due to patient thought. --Sir I. Newton. 4. Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed. Not patient to expect the turns of fate. --Prior. 5. Forbearing; long-suffering. Be patient toward all men. --1 Thess. v. 14.
Patient
Patient Pa"tient, n. 1. ONe who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient. Malice is a passion so impetuous and precipitate that often involves the agent and the patient. --Gov. of Tongue. 2. A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse. Like a physician, . . . seeing his patient in a pestilent fever. --Sir P. Sidney. In patient, a patient who receives lodging and food, as treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary. Out patient, one who receives advice and medicine, or treatment, from an infirmary.
Patient
Patient Pa"tient, v. t. To compose, to calm. [Obs.] ``Patient yourself, madam.' --Shak.

Meaning of patient from wikipedia

- A patient is any recipient of health care services. The patient is most often ill or injured and in need of treatment by a physician, nurse, psychologist...
- The English Patient is a 1996 American romantic war drama film directed by Anthony Ming****a from his own script based on the novel of the same name by...
- Patient Zero is a 2018 action horror film directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky and written by Mike Le. The film stars Matt Smith, Natalie Dormer, Stanley Tucci...
- Patient safety is a discipline and responsibility that emphasizes safety in health care through the prevention, reduction, reporting, and analysis of...
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- Patient zero may refer to: In medical science, the index case or initial patient in the po****tion of an epidemiological investigation Gaëtan Dugas (1953–1984)...
- Dr. Patient is a 2009 Malayalam film by Viswananathan starring Jayasurya, Mukesh and Radha Varma. The movie is set against a mental hospital where Dr...
- adequately treated and is reasonably expected to result in the death of the patient. This term is more commonly used for progressive diseases such as cancer...
- Patient First is a chain of urgent care centers in the United States. The centers allow patients to walk in and receive diagnosis and treatments for common...
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