Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun patch

9 senses of patch

Sense 1
spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation -- (a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red")
       => marking -- (a pattern of marks)

Sense 2
plot, plot of land, plot of ground, patch -- (a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch")
       => tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel -- (an extended area of land)

Sense 3
patch -- (a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole)
       => piece of cloth, piece of material -- (a separate part consisting of fabric)

Sense 4
while, piece, spell, patch -- (a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather")
       => time -- (an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); "he waited a long time"; "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time")

Sense 5
patch -- (a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program)
       => program, programme, computer program, computer programme -- ((computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code")

Sense 6
temporary hookup, patch -- (a connection intended to be used for a limited time)
       => connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective -- (an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers")
       => lash-up, contrivance -- (any improvised arrangement for temporary use)

Sense 7
mend, patch, darn -- (sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several mends")
       => sewing, stitchery -- (needlework on which you are working with needle and thread; "she put her sewing back in the basket")

Sense 8
eyepatch, patch -- (a protective cloth covering for an injured eye)
       => cloth covering -- (a covering made of cloth)

Sense 9
bandage, patch -- (a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body)
       => dressing, medical dressing -- (a cloth covering for a wound or sore)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb patch

4 senses of patch

Sense 1
patch, piece -- (to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt")
       => join, conjoin -- (make contact or come together; "The two roads join here")

Sense 2
patch -- (provide with a patch; also used metaphorically; "The field was patched with snow")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 3
patch, patch up -- (mend by putting a patch on; "patch a hole")
       => repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on -- (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please")
          Phrasal Verb-> patch up#2

Sense 4
piece, patch -- (repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup")
       => repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on -- (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please")

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