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Noun patch has 9 senses
  1. spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation - a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
    --1 is a kind of marking
    --1 has particulars:
     speck, pinpoint; nebula; worn spot, fret; plaque; macule, macula
    Derived form: verb patch2
  2. plot, plot of ground, patch - a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch"
    --2 is a kind of tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
    --2 has particulars: bed; garden
  3. patch - a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole
    --3 is a kind of
    piece of cloth, piece of material
    --3 has particulars: flash; pasties; shoulder patch
    Derived form: verb patch1
  4. while, piece, spell, patch - a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
    --4 is a kind of time
    --4 has particulars: cold spell, cold snap; hot spell; snap
  5. patch - a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program
    --5 is a kind of
    program, programme, computer program, computer programme
  6. temporary hookup, patch - a connection intended to be used for a limited time
    --6 is a kind of connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective; lash-up, contrivance
  7. mend, patch, darn - sewing or darning that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several mends"
    --7 is a kind of sewing, stitchery
    Derived forms: verb patch3, verb patch1
  8. eyepatch, patch - a protective cloth covering for an injured eye
    --8 is a kind of cloth covering
  9. bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
    --9 is a kind of dressing, medical dressing
    --9 has parts: gauze, gauze bandage
    --9 has particulars:
     adhesive bandage; capeline bandage; cast, plaster cast, plaster bandage; compression bandage, tourniquet; elastic bandage; four-tailed bandage; immovable bandage; oblique bandage; roller bandage; sling, scarf bandage, triangular bandage; suspensory, suspensory bandage; swathe, wrapping; truss
Verb patch has 4 senses
  1. patch, piece - to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt"
    --1 is one way to join, conjoin
    Derived forms: noun patch7, noun patch3, noun patching1
    Sample sentence:
    They patch the cape
  2. patch - provide with a patch; also used metaphorically; "The field was patched with snow"
    --2 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun patch1, noun patching1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. patch, patch up - mend by putting a patch on; "patch a hole"
    --3 is one way to repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on
    Derived forms: noun patch7, noun patching1
    Sample sentence:
    They patch the cape
  4. piece, patch - repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup"
    --4 is one way to repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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