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We found 74 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word patent:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. patent: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  2. patent: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  3. patent: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  4. patent, patent, patent: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Patent, patent: Wordnik [home, info]
  6. patent: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  7. patent: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. patent: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  9. patent: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  10. patent: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. patent: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. patent: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. patent (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Patent, patent: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. patent: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Patent (disambiguation), Patent: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Patent: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. patent: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. patent: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Patent (nt), patent, patent (het): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. patent: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Patent: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  23. patent: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. patent: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. patent: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. patent: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. patent: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Patent: The Word Detective [home, info]
  29. patent: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. patent: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  31. patent: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. PATENT: The Britannia Lexicon (Middle Ages Glossary) [home, info]
  2. patent-: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]
  3. patent: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (20 matching dictionaries)
  1. patent: Webster's New World Finance & Investment Dictionary [home, info]
  2. patent: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Patent: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  4. patent: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  5. patent: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  6. patent: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  8. PATENT: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  9. Patent: E-Commerce and Marketing Dictionary of Terms [home, info]
  10. patent: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  11. Patent: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  12. Patent: Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics [home, info]
  13. PATENT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  14. Patent: Investopedia [home, info]
  15. Patent: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  16. patent: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  17. patent: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  18. Patent: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  19. patent: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  20. Patent: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. patent: Webopedia [home, info]
  2. Patent: Technopedia [home, info]
  3. patent: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Patent (adjective), Patent (noun): MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. patent: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. patent: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  4. Patent (adjective), Patent (noun): Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. PATENT: Glossary of Ethical Terms [home, info]
  2. PATENT, PATENT, PATENT: Terminology and Descriptions of Geneaological Words [home, info]
  3. patent: Genealogy Glossary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. patent: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  2. Patent: DOE Genome Glossary [home, info]
  3. patent: Bryological [home, info]
  4. patent: Glossary of Genetic Terms [home, info]
  5. Patent: The Orchid Lady's Illustrated Orchid Encyclopedia [home, info]
  6. Patent: Biodiversity [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. patent: The Folk File [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. patent: Webster's New World Telecom Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (patent)

noun:  a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
noun:  an official document granting a right or privilege
verb:  obtain a patent for ("Should I patent this invention?")
verb:  grant rights to; grant a patent for
verb:  make open to sight or notice ("His behavior has patented an embarrassing fact about him")
adjective:  (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage ("Patent ductus arteriosus")
adjective:  clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses ("Patent advantages")

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