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1. (a.) Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear.

2. (a.) Undergoing pains, trails, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering.

3. (a.) Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor.

4. (a.) Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed.

5. (a.) Forbearing; long-suffering.

6. (n.) One who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient.

7. (n.) A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse.

8. (v. t.) To compose, to calm.

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