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patch

noun

1 patch

A small contrasting part of something:
— A patch of clouds.
— Patches of thin ice.

synonyms: dapple, fleck, maculation, speckle, spot.

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Roget 848: blemish, disfigurement, deformity; adactylism; flaw, defect etc. (imperfection) 651; injury etc. (deterioration) 659; ... show more

Dutch: plek
Polish: plamka



2 patch

A small area of ground covered by specific vegetation:
— A cabbage patch.
— A briar patch.

synonyms: plot, plot of ground, plot of land.

Roget 181: region, sphere, ground, soil, area, field, realm, hemisphere, quarter, district, beat, orb, circuit, circle; ... show more

Polish: spłacheć

3 patch

A piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole.

Dutch: stuk
Polish: łata

4 patch

A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition:
— A patch of bad weather.

synonyms: piece, spell, while.

Dutch: poosje, een hele tijd, momentje, tijdje, periode, poos, wijl

5 patch

A short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program.

Polish: łata

6 patch

A connection intended to be used for a limited time.

synonym: temporary hookup.

7 patch

Sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment).

synonyms: darn, mend.

Dutch: stop

8 patch

A protective cloth covering for an injured eye.

synonym: eyepatch.

Dutch: ooglapje

9 patch

A piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body.

synonym: bandage.

Dutch: bandage, verband
Polish: opatrunek

verb

1 patch

To join or unite the pieces of:
— Patch the skirt.

synonym: piece.

2 patch

Provide with a patch; also used metaphorically.

3 patch

Mend by putting a patch on:
— Patch a hole.

synonym: patch up.

Dutch: bijpleisteren

4 patch

Repair by adding pieces.

synonym: piece.


Moby thesaurus: Hershey bar, X ray, actinic ray, actinism, area, atomic beam, atomic ray, aviation badge, badge, bailiwick, bar, bat out, beam, beam of light, birthmark, blaze, blemish, block, bloodstain, blot ... show more.

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