Synonyms and Antonyms for patent

1. patent (n.)

a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention

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2. patent (v.)

obtain a patent for

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3. patent (adj.)

clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

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4. patent (n.)

an official document granting a right or privilege

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5. patent (v.)

make open to sight or notice

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6. patent (adj.)

(of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage

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7. patent (v.)

grant rights to; grant a patent for

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