HyperDic: patent

English > 7 senses of the word patent:
NOUNcommunicationpatent, patent of inventiona document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
communicationpatent, letters patentan official document granting a right or privilege
VERBpossessionpatentobtain a patent / patent for
socialpatentgrant rights to
changepatentmake open to sight or notice
ADJECTIVEallpatent(of a bodily tube or passageway) open
allpatent, apparent, evident, manifest, palpable, plain, unmistakableclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
patent > pronunciation
Soundspae'tahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > patent: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage / passage.
Example"patent ductus arteriosus"
BroaderunobstructedFree from impediment / impediment or obstruction or hindrance
Spanishpatente
Nounspatencythe openness (lack of obstruction) of a bodily passage or duct
English > patent: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment.
Example "patent advantages"
Synonymsapparent, evident, manifest, palpable, plain, unmistakable
Broaderobviouseasily perceived / perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
Spanishclaro, evidente, inconfundible, manifiesto, obvia, obvio, patente, sencillo
Catalanclar, evident, manifest, obvi, palès, patent
Nounspatencythe property of being easy to see and understand
Adverbspatentlyunmistakably ('plain' is often used informally for 'plainly')
English > patent: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention.
Synonympatent of invention
Broaderdocument, written document, paperswriting that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
Spanishpatente
Catalanpatent
Verbspatentobtain a patent / patent for
patentgrant rights to
English > patent: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn official document granting a right or privilege.
Synonymletters patent
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlegal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
Spanishpatente
Catalancarta patent, patent
Verbspatentgrant rights to
English > patent: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningObtain a patent / patent for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Should I patent this invention?"
Broaderprocure, secureGet by special effort
Spanishpatentar
Catalanpatentar
Nounspatenta document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
patenteethe inventor to whom a patent / patent is issued
English > patent: 7 senses > verb 2, social
Meaninggrant rights to; grant a patent / patent for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderregisterrecord in writing
Spanishpatentar
Catalanpatentar
Nounspatentan official document granting a right or privilege
patenta document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
patenteethe inventor to whom a patent / patent is issued
English > patent: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake open to sight or notice.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"His behavior has patented an embarrassing fact about him"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishhacer visible, patentar
Nounspatencythe property of being easy to see and understand

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