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patch

patch

 
pronunciation:
paech
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small piece of material used to cover a hole or to protect an injury.
My pants have patches over my knees.He had to wear a patch after he hurt his eye.
similar words:
covering, piece
definition 2: an area that is part of a larger area but is different from it in color or some other way.
There is a patch of skin on my arm that itches.
synonyms:
spot
similar words:
area, place, section, zone
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: patched, patches, patching
definition: to repair or make stronger with one or more patches.
My mother patched my torn sweater.
similar words:
cover, fix, mend, repair
derivations: patchable (adj.), patcher (n.)
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