6 letter word starting with pat

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
patted imp. & past participle of Pat
pataca noun The Spanish dollar; — called also patacoon.
patchy adjective Full of, or covered with, patches; abounding in patches.
patela noun A large flat-bottomed trading boat peculiar to the river Ganges; — called also puteli.
patena noun A paten., A grassy expanse in the hill region of Ceylon.
patent adjective Open; expanded; evident; apparent; unconcealed; manifest; public; conspicuous., Open to public perusal; — said of a document conferring some right or privilege; as, letters patent. See Letters patent, under 3d Letter., Appropriated or protected by letters patent; secured by official authority to the exclusive possession, control, and disposal of some person or party; patented; as, a patent right; patent medicines., Spreading; forming a nearly right angle with the steam or branch; as, a patent leaf., A letter patent, or letters patent; an official document, issued by a sovereign power, conferring a right or privilege on some person or party., A writing securing to an invention., A document making a grant and conveyance of public lands., The right or privilege conferred by such a document; hence, figuratively, a right, privilege, or license of the nature of a patent., To grant by patent; to make the subject of a patent; to secure or protect by patent; as, to patent an invention; to patent public lands.
patera noun A saucerlike vessel of earthenware or metal, used by the Greeks and Romans in libations and sacrificies., A circular ornament, resembling a dish, often worked in relief on friezes, and the like.
pathed imp. & past participle of Path
pathic noun A male who submits to the crime against nature; a catamite., Passive; suffering.
pathos noun That quality or property of anything which touches the feelings or excites emotions and passions, esp., that which awakens tender emotions, such as pity, sorrow, and the like; contagious warmth of feeling, action, or expression; pathetic quality; as, the pathos of a picture, of a poem, or of a cry.
patine noun A plate. See Paten.
patina noun A dish or plate of metal or earthenware; a patella., The color or incrustation which age gives to works of art; especially, the green rust which covers ancient bronzes, coins, and medals.
patois noun A dialect peculiar to the illiterate classes; a provincial form of speech.
patrol verb i. To go the rounds along a chain of sentinels; to traverse a police district or beat., t To go the rounds of, as a sentry, guard, or policeman; as, to patrol a frontier; to patrol a beat., A going of the rounds along the chain of sentinels and between the posts, by a guard, usually consisting of three or four men, to insure greater security from attacks on the outposts., A movement, by a small body of troops beyond the line of outposts, to explore the country and gain intelligence of the enemy’s whereabouts., The guard or men who go the rounds for observation; a detachment whose duty it is to patrol., Any perambulation of a particular line or district to guard it; also, the men thus guarding; as, a customs patrol; a fire patrol.
patron noun One who protects, supports, or countenances; a defender., A master who had freed his slave, but still retained some paternal rights over him., A man of distinction under whose protection another person placed himself., An advocate or pleader., One who encourages or helps a person, a cause, or a work; a furtherer; a promoter; as, a patron of art., One who has gift and disposition of a benefice., A guardian saint. — called also patron saint., See Padrone, 2., To be a patron of; to patronize; to favor., Doing the duty of a patron; giving aid or protection; tutelary.
pattee adjective Narrow at the inner, and very broad at the other, end, or having its arms of that shape; — said of a cross. See Illust. (8) of Cross.
patten noun A clog or sole of wood, usually supported by an iron ring, worn to raise the feet from the wet or the mud., A stilt.
patter verb i. To strike with a quick succession of slight, sharp sounds; as, pattering rain or hail; pattering feet., To mutter; to mumble; as, to patter with the lips., To talk glibly; to chatter; to harangue., To spatter; to sprinkle., To mutter; as prayers., A quick succession of slight sounds; as, the patter of rain; the patter of little feet., Glib and rapid speech; a voluble harangue., The cant of a class; patois; as, thieves’s patter; gypsies’ patter.