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1. patent

noun. ['ˈpætənt'] a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention.

Synonyms

  • written document
  • papers
  • document

Antonyms

  • complex
  • rhetorical
  • impure
  • patterned

Etymology

  • patens (Latin)

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2. patent

verb. ['ˈpætənt'] obtain a patent for.

Synonyms

  • secure

Antonyms

  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate

Etymology

  • patens (Latin)

3. patent

noun. ['ˈpætənt'] an official document granting a right or privilege.

Synonyms

  • legal document
  • official document
  • instrument
  • legal instrument

Antonyms

  • attractive
  • covert
  • disappear
  • profound

Etymology

  • patens (Latin)

4. patent

adjective. ['ˈpætənt'] clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment.

Synonyms

  • evident
  • plain
  • obvious
  • manifest
  • apparent

Antonyms

  • unclear
  • unnoticeable
  • cheer
  • adorned

Etymology

  • patens (Latin)

5. patent

adjective. ['ˈpætənt'] (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage.

Antonyms

  • fancy

Etymology

  • patens (Latin)

6. patent

verb. ['ˈpætənt'] make open to sight or notice.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

  • patens (Latin)

7. patent

verb. ['ˈpætənt'] grant rights to; grant a patent for.

Antonyms

  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • patens (Latin)

Example sentences of the word patent-ductus-arteriosus


1. Noun Phrase
In patent ductus arteriosus, the ductus arteriosus remains open, diverting blood flow and increasing blood volume in the veins, arteries and left side of the heart, often causing left-sided congestive heart failure.

2. Noun Phrase
Sadly Pomeranians are particularly prone to a condition called patent ductus arteriosus, which is a kind of heart murmur.

3. Noun Phrase
If he appears to tire easily or coughs after exercise, this is a sign of patent ductus arteriosus, a potentially fatal yet easily treated heart defect.

4. Noun Phrase
If the condition is present in a newborn, one symptom may be patent ductus arteriosus.

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