Thesaurus

patients

noun
plural of patient

Synonyms of patients

an individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment
  • the nurse asked the patient to change into a paper gown

Synonyms for patients

Words Related to patients

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About patients

Thesaurus Entries Near patients

patient

patients

patina

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Patients.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/patients. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on patients

Nglish: Translation of patients for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of patients for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!