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inmate

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noun in·mate \ˈin-ˌmāt\

Simple Definition of inmate

  • : a person who is kept in a prison or mental hospital

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inmate

  1. :  any of a group occupying a single place of residence; especially :  a person confined (as in a prison or hospital)

1580

First Known Use of inmate

1580


INMATE Defined for Kids

inmate

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noun in·mate \ˈin-ˌmāt\

Definition of inmate for Students

  1. :  a person confined in an institution (as a hospital or prison)




Medical Dictionary

inmate

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noun in·mate \ˈin-ˌmāt\

Medical Definition of inmate

  1. :  one of a group occupying a single place of residence; especially :  a person confined (as in a psychiatric hospital) especially for a long time




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inmate

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noun in·mate \ˈin-ˌmāt\

Legal Definition of inmate

  1. :  a person confined in an institution (as a prison or hospital)




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