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  Words related to patent

Related / Similar Words: patent of invention, letters patent, apparent, evident, manifest, plain

 

Definition:
  • a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention;
  • an official document granting a right or privilege;
  • make open to sight or notice; "His behavior has patented an embarrassing fact about him";
  • obtain a patent for; "Should I patent this invention?";
  • grant rights to; grant a patent for;
  • clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reac;
  • (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage; "patent ductus arteriosus";

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    Derivational Morphology: obviousness, noticeability, noticeableness, patency, patent of invention, patentee, letters patent

     

    Anagrams: patten, Nepeta

     

     
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