Synonyms for patch

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : pach
Phonetic Transcription : pætʃ

Top 10 synonyms for patch Other synonyms for the word patch

Définition of patch

Origin :
  • "piece of cloth used to mend another material," late 14c., of obscure origin, perhaps a variant of pece, pieche, from Old North French pieche (see piece (n.)), or from an unrecorded Old English word (but Old English had claðflyhte "a patch"). Phrase not a patch on "nowhere near as good as" is from 1860.
  • noun piece, spot, area
  • noun piece applied to cover a gap or lack
  • verb fix, mend
Example sentences :
  • There was Patch after was drowned out of a curagh that turned over.
  • Extract from : « Riders to the Sea » by J. M. Synge
  • I see that he has a patch over his eye, even as he had at Poictiers.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • By and by, they stood just outside the patch of light that fell from one of the windows.
  • Extract from : « The Gentleman From Indiana » by Booth Tarkington
  • I s'pose you're sorry some of us didn't get all cut up and bruised, so you could patch us up.
  • Extract from : « Frank Roscoe's Secret » by Allen Chapman
  • I called my sketch "A Patch of Light," and sent it to a magazine.
  • Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
  • He looked that way, and there was a patch of opening in the trees above.
  • Extract from : « Happy Ending » by Fredric Brown
  • But how came you by that patch on one side of your face, and that large crop of beard on the other?
  • Extract from : « The Politician Out-Witted » by Samuel Low
  • They hastened up and the snack was set out on a patch of soft grass.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • If he gets into your patch of musk-melons, he'll know just exactly what to do with them.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, June 22, 1880 » by Various
  • Albine was seated on a patch of grass a few paces away from the wall.
  • Extract from : « Abbe Mouret's Transgression » by Emile Zola

Antonyms for patch

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