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Noun
A small piece of ground, especially one used for gardening
“At the time of Alexander the Great, the Roman empire was no more than a little patch of land in the heart of Italy.”
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A part of something marked out from the rest by a particular characteristic
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“These infections can have effects ranging from an irritating patch of itchy skin to a life-threatening condition.”
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A piece of cloth or other material used to mend or strengthen a torn or weak point
“We simply sewed a patch taken from the leg of a spare pair of trousers over the letters.”
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A piece of material used to cover and protect a wound
“I placed the patch over the wound, wincing as the cloth touched the inflamed area.”
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A pad or shield worn over a sightless or injured eye
“He wears a black patch over the recently fitted plastic eye, but his dancing legs are strong.”
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A particular period of time
“The company was going through a bad patch, with its founder and erstwhile CEO being investigated for embezzlement.”
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A very small piece (of something)
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“Once upon a time there was a little patch of earth, so small that most people who walked past this patch never even saw it.”
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The territory of a sovereign or government
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A sudden short bout of an illness or stress
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An outdoor area containing one or more types of plants
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A part of a garment that has been mended
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A place inhabited or frequented by a person (or persons)
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A small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement
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Patch file
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An area of open land, especially one planted with crops or pasture
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A small, flat piece of metal or other material bearing a name or inscription
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A distinct stage in a series of events or process
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A (typically sudden) spurt or build-up of something in great quantities
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A ray or shaft of light
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A small area of still water, typically one formed naturally
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To sew or stitch up
“Grandpa would often get holes in his trousers, and Grandma would patch them up at night.”
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To fix or repair something
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“Word was given to patch up the rickety bridge with temporary props and struts of timber.”
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Fasten
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Cover with blotches
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To treat someone medically, as a doctor would
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To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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To direct or guide along a pathway
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To spoil through clumsiness or ineptitude
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To rub a (typically oily or sticky) substance over
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