Definition of 'patch'
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It is gentle on problem areas and dry patches. The Sun (2017)Wonder if he knows about that bald patch? The Sun (2016)Five years ago we went through a really bad patch and agreed to split up for a while. The Sun (2016)Symptoms include red and white patches on the gills, rough patches of skin and sunken eyes. The Sun (2016)They particularly favour low, damp patches at the edge of lawns where there is some shelter from trees. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Within three months I had eight bald patches. The Sun (2017)He had landed in a patch of blazing forest. BomberThat explains the lotion and eye patches. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Growing out your hair to cover the area actually makes patches look worse. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The grass is still growing so you can still make patch repairs to lawns. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His left eye is no longer covered by a patch but softened behind glasses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is a white patch on the back of its neck. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the hole in the roof was patched up badly and the foundations completely neglected. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They come in different strengths but one patch is usually meant to tackle cravings for a day. The Sun (2014)No ugly snow wash or patch pockets either. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The agenda had been hastily patched together and no one in the audience knew what was coming. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)They grew back thinner with a couple of small bald patches. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Use small bits of extra pastry to patch any holes and cracks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The skin underneath the bald patch looks completely normal. The Sun (2010)The top of its beam seemed to explode as it moved across cloud patches. BomberHe had a patch on one eye and a big scar on his face. The Sun (2009)But there will be patches that cover themselves in blossom and then with berries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was a big white patch on the back of my head. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As with any lawyer, one goes through good and bad patches. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Failing that, it can patch the area to make it less prominent. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Other costs include splashing out on health foods, buying nicotine patches or clothes for a new image. The Sun (2015)She said in one rare interview: 'In those days we only had meat to eat on holidays and our clothes were patched. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Synonyms of 'patch'
reinforcement, piece of fabric, piece of cloth, piece of material
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British English: patch /pætʃ/ NOUN
A patch on a surface is a part of it which is different in appearance from the area around it.
...the bald patch on the top of his head.
- American English: patch
- Arabic: رُقْعَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: remendo
- Chinese: 斑片
- Croatian: mrlja
- Czech: záplata
- Danish: lap
- Dutch: plekje
- European Spanish: parche
- Finnish: paikka kankaalla paikattu
- French: raccord
- German: Flicken
- Greek: μπάλωμα
- Italian: toppa
- Japanese: つぎ 布きれ
- Korean: 깁는 헝겊
- Norwegian: lapp
- Polish: łata
- European Portuguese: remendo
- Romanian: pată
- Russian: заплата
- Spanish: parche
- Swedish: lapp
- Thai: แผ่นผ้าปะรูในเสื้อผ้า
- Turkish: yama
- Ukrainian: клаптик
- Vietnamese: miếng vá
British English: patch VERB
If you patch something that has a hole in it, you mend it by fastening a patch over the hole.
He and I patched the barn roof.
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