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patience the ability to calmly put up with pain or trouble without getting upset or angry. [2 definitions]
patient a person or animal that is getting medical treatment. [3 definitions]
patio a paved area next to a house that is used for dining or relaxing outdoors.
pat (someone) on the back (informal) to show praise or thanks by words or actions.
patriarch a man who is the leader of a family or tribe. [2 definitions]
patriot one who loves, supports, and defends his or her country.
patriotic feeling or showing love for and loyalty to one's country.
patriotism love for and loyalty to one's country.
patrol to guard by making regular trips along or through. [3 definitions]
patron a regular customer of a shop, restaurant, or some other business. [2 definitions]
patronize to shop at or use the services of regularly. [2 definitions]
pattern an arrangement of shapes, lines, letters, numbers, or colors that can be repeated or used again and again. [4 definitions]
patty a small, flat, round cake of ground meat or other food. [2 definitions]
pauper a very poor person who must live on public money.
pause a short stop. [2 definitions]
pave to cover with concrete, asphalt, stones, or some other material to make a hard flat surface.
pavement a hard surface for a road, driveway, or sidewalk. [2 definitions]
pavilion a light building with open sides used for shelter or recreation. [2 definitions]
paw the foot of an animal that has four legs and claws. [3 definitions]
pawn1 to leave with a lender of money to get a loan. In order to get the item back, the loan must be paid back.
pawn2 one of the eight pieces in the game of chess. The pawn has the lowest value and is placed in the front rank at the beginning of a game. [2 definitions]