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We all have ups and downs in our career, and as an actor going through a rough patch, all I can do is keep working as hard as I can and hope for the best.
Uday Kiran

Meaning of "patch" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PATCH

Pacche, perhaps from French piechepiece.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PATCH

patch  [pætʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PATCH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Patch is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb patch in English.

WHAT DOES PATCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of patch in the English dictionary

The first definition of patch in the dictionary is a piece of material used to mend a garment or to make patchwork, a sewn-on pocket, etc. Other definition of patch is a small piece, area, expanse, etc. Patch is also a small plot of land.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PATCH

PRESENT

Present
I patch
you patch
he/she/it patches
we patch
you patch
they patch
Present continuous
I am patching
you are patching
he/she/it is patching
we are patching
you are patching
they are patching
Present perfect
I have patched
you have patched
he/she/it has patched
we have patched
you have patched
they have patched
Present perfect continuous
I have been patching
you have been patching
he/she/it has been patching
we have been patching
you have been patching
they have been patching
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I patched
you patched
he/she/it patched
we patched
you patched
they patched
Past continuous
I was patching
you were patching
he/she/it was patching
we were patching
you were patching
they were patching
Past perfect
I had patched
you had patched
he/she/it had patched
we had patched
you had patched
they had patched
Past perfect continuous
I had been patching
you had been patching
he/she/it had been patching
we had been patching
you had been patching
they had been patching
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will patch
you will patch
he/she/it will patch
we will patch
you will patch
they will patch
Future continuous
I will be patching
you will be patching
he/she/it will be patching
we will be patching
you will be patching
they will be patching
Future perfect
I will have patched
you will have patched
he/she/it will have patched
we will have patched
you will have patched
they will have patched
Future perfect continuous
I will have been patching
you will have been patching
he/she/it will have been patching
we will have been patching
you will have been patching
they will have been patching
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would patch
you would patch
he/she/it would patch
we would patch
you would patch
they would patch
Conditional continuous
I would be patching
you would be patching
he/she/it would be patching
we would be patching
you would be patching
they would be patching
Conditional perfect
I would have patch
you would have patch
he/she/it would have patch
we would have patch
you would have patch
they would have patch
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been patching
you would have been patching
he/she/it would have been patching
we would have been patching
you would have been patching
they would have been patching
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you patch
we let´s patch
you patch
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to patch
Past participle
patched
Present Participle
patching
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PATCH


ambach
ˈæmˌbætʃ
attach
əˈtætʃ
batch
bætʃ
brach
brætʃ
catch
kætʃ
despatch
dɪˈspætʃ
detach
dɪˈtætʃ
dispatch
dɪˈspætʃ
hatch
hætʃ
kaffeeklatsch
ˈkæfɪˌklætʃ
latch
lætʃ
match
mætʃ
mismatch
ˌmɪsˈmætʃ
mix-and-match
ˌmɪksəndˈmætʃ
rach
rætʃ
rematch
ˈriːˌmætʃ
sasquatch
ˈsæsˌkwætʃ
scratch
skrætʃ
snatch
snætʃ
thatch
θætʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PATCH

patball
patch board
patch panel
patch pocket
patch quilt
patch test
patchable
patched
patched-together
patcher
patchery
patchier
patchiest
patchily
patchiness
patchouli
patchouly
patchwork
patchwork quilt
patchy

WORDS THAT END LIKE PATCH

a bad patch
Black Watch
deathwatch
exhibition match
fob watch
football match
friendly match
from scratch
grudge match
home match
klatch
league match
officer of the watch
on the watch
quartz watch
stopwatch
swatch
test match
watch
wristwatch

Synonyms and antonyms of patch in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PATCH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «patch» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of patch
area · bit · cover · fix · ground · land · mend · period · phase · plot · reinforce · reinforcement · repair · scrap · shred · spell · spot · stretch · time · tract

Translation of «patch» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
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TRANSLATION OF PATCH

Find out the translation of patch to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of patch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «patch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

斑片
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parche
570 millions of speakers

English

patch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पैच
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رُقْعَةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

заплата
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

remendo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Patavium
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

raccord
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Patavium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Flicken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

つぎ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

깁는 헝겊
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Patavium
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

miếng vá
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Patavium
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पॅटिविओम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Patavium
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

toppa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

łata
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

клаптик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μπάλωμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kol
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lapp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lapp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of patch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PATCH»

The term «patch» is very widely used and occupies the 5.365 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PATCH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about patch

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10 QUOTES WITH «PATCH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word patch.
1
Dan Chaon
Our sense of self is a kind of construct. It is in some ways like a novel, and it's like a fabric of fictions that we patch together from memory.
2
Tyne Daly
Women are usually only interesting to studio executives when they are fecund, between the ages of 15 and 30. I decided to get through the really tough patch, around 50, by just cutting my price and playing ten years older. I didn't want to have to wait until I was an old lady to play one.
3
Gray Davis
Well, we're trying to patch and fix and put a cast on a broken system here. You can call it what you want, but we'll continue to purchase power in a private market.
4
Terence Fisher
One blob of red in the wrong place and the audience isn't looking at the hero, they're looking at a patch of curtain (or something similar) and your whole effect is lost.
5
Andy Goldsworthy
Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality.
6
Andy Goldsworthy
Occasionally I have come across a last patch of snow on top of a mountain in late May or June. There's something very powerful about finding snow in summer.
7
Harold Hamm
The oil patch pays good. They're decent jobs paying between 50 and 70 thousand a year. Fracking has a big impact on the oil consumption in the United States.
8
Edmund Hillary
Despite all I have seen and experienced, I still get the same simple thrill out of glimpsing a tiny patch of snow in a high mountain gully and feel the same urge to climb towards it.
9
Miranda Kerr
My goal involves a hammock, a vegetable patch, and a solar-powered house. And I hope to eventually get there.
10
Uday Kiran
We all have ups and downs in our career, and as an actor going through a rough patch, all I can do is keep working as hard as I can and hope for the best.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PATCH»

Discover the use of patch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to patch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Design-It-Yourself Clothes: Patternmaking Simplified
If you want to wear something you can’t find on store racks and make clothes that express your individual style, or if you’ve reached a sewing plateau and want to add pattern drafting to your repertoire, Design-It-Yourself Clothes is ...
Cal Patch, 2013
2
Patch
Lauren is friendly with Sarah even after the new girl brags that her horse is much better than Lauren's, but when Sarah gets in trouble while riding in the woods, Lauren and her horse come to the rescue.
Kristin Earhart, 2008
3
Patch Testing and Prick Testing: A Practical Guide Official ...
The third edition of this important book, which includes additional color illustrations, has been extensively revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the most recent developments.
Jean-Marie Lachapelle, Howard I. Maibach, 2012
4
Microstrip Patch Antennas: A Designer’s Guide: A Designer's ...
The book outlines procedures on how to optimize antennas in terms of bandwidth, size, polarization control and radiation performance. Practical design cases are provided for each goal.
Rodney Waterhouse, 2003
5
9 Patch Pizzazz: Fast, Fun & Finished In A Day
You'll get hooked on this technique! Judy provides sixteen different layouts for unlimited project potential.
Judy Sisneros, 2010
6
Broadband Patch Antennas
This book describes both theoretical and practical aspects of advanced broadband patch antennas, providing a comprehensive review of the state of the art in the field.
Jean-François Zürcher, Fred E. Gardiol, 1995
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The Ecology of Natural Disturbance and Patch Dynamics
The Ecology of Natural Disturbance and Patch Dynamics brings together the findings and ideas of those studying varied systems, presenting a synthesis of diverse individual contributions.
Steward T. A. Pickett, P. S. White, 1985
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Patch-Clamp Analysis: Advanced Techniques
Beginning with updated basic patch-clamp techniques, the book presents the newest developments, ranging from fast external solution switching and the switching of the pipet solution during recording, to the loose patch, the perforated patch ...
Wolfgang Walz, Alan A. Boulton, Glen B. Baker, 2002
9
Patch Clamping: An Introductory Guide to Patch Clamp ...
This book will explain the basic principles and practical application of patch clamp electrophysiology Written in a non-technical style to ensure its broad appeal to novice users Takes a practical approach This self-contained guide provides ...
Areles Molleman, 2003
10
Patch-Clamp Methods and Protocols
Patch Clamp Methods and Protocols surveys the typical patch clamp applications and advises scientists on identifying problems and selecting the best technique in each instance.
Peter Molnar, James J. Hickman, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PATCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term patch is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Rocket League's Next Patch Fixes These Issues
Rocket League should be getting a new patch sometime in the next few days. While developer Psyonix hasn't yet offered a comprehensive list ... «GameSpot, Jul 15»
2
Anna Hazare meets Arvind Kejriwal; suggests patch up with …
Anna Hazare meets Arvind Kejriwal; suggests patch up with Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav. By PTI | 26 Jul, 2015, 10.47PM IST. Post a Comment. «Economic Times, Jul 15»
3
Former Aegis Building Getting New Tenant
Until 2011, The Aegis occupied the space, which for nearly 50 years also contained its printing presses, Patch previously reported. «Patch.com, Jul 15»
4
Rental Housing Unaffordable for Many Michigan Hourly Workers
By Beth Dalbey (Patch Staff) July 26, 2015. ShareTweetGoogle PlusRedditEmailComments0. Rental Housing Unaffordable for Many Michigan Hourly Workers. «Patch.com, Jul 15»
5
Rent Unaffordable for Average Worker in RI
By Patch Staff (Patch Staff) July 26, 2015. ShareTweetGoogle PlusRedditEmailComments0. Rent Unaffordable for Average Worker in RI. By PATRICK LUCE ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
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Evacuation Order Issued in Elfers
Flooding continues to be a concern. By Sherri Lonon (Patch Staff) July 26, 2015. ShareTweetGoogle PlusRedditEmailComments0. Evacuation Order Issued in ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
7
Massachusetts Fire Marshal Urges Safety While Using Generators
By Linda Bock (Patch Staff) July 26, 2015. ShareTweetGoogle PlusRedditEmailComments0. Massachusetts Fire Marshal Urges Safety While Using Generators. «Patch.com, Jul 15»
8
Supermarket wars: John Durkan marks out fresh patch at Coles
It was two months ago that Woolworths boss Grant O'Brien vowed to “neutralise Coles”, but that seems to be news to Coles chief executive ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
9
WEATHER UPDATE: Unstable Sunday
Patch has an hour-by-hour forecast. By Alfred Branch (Patch Staff) July 26, 2015. ShareTweetGoogle PlusRedditEmailComments0. WEATHER UPDATE: ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
10
FACES OF THE BOOM: UND grad fills gaps in Oil Patch care as …
CROSBY, N.D. – A recent University of North Dakota graduate is helping fill a shortage of social workers in the Oil Patch, and now she hopes ... «Grand Forks Herald, Jul 15»

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