Words that Rhyme with patient
3 Syllable Words
impatient, inpatient, outpatient
5 Syllable Words
Definitions of patient
a. Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear.
a. Undergoing pains, trails, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering.
a. Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor.
a. Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed.
a. Forbearing; long-suffering.
n. ONe who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient.
n. A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse.
v. t. To compose, to calm.