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  • nounpiece, spot, area
  • nounpiece applied to cover a gap or lack
  • verbfix, mend

synonyms for patch

  • bit
  • chunk
  • ground
  • land
  • lot
  • plot
  • stretch
  • strip
  • tract
  • blob
  • fix
  • hunk
  • plat
  • scrap
  • shred
See also synonyms for: patched
  • application
  • mend
  • reinforcement
  • appliqué
  • Band-Aid
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antonyms for patch

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  • sky
  • whole
  • peace
    • destroy
    • ruin
    • break
    • damage
    • rend
    • tear
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    How to use patch in a sentence

    In higher-latitude regions, such as the Tasman Sea, relief tended to be much closer, within a few tens of kilometers of the overheated patch, the researchers found.
    SPECIES MAY SWIM THOUSANDS OF KILOMETERS TO ESCAPE OCEAN HEAT WAVESCAROLYN GRAMLINGAUGUST 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    The officers’ uniforms bear a large patch that says “police,” but they aren’t police.
    WHAT HAPPENED IN PORTLAND SHOWS JUST HOW FRAGILE OUR DEMOCRACY ISMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 5, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    Microraptor’s shorter feathers appear in just a small patch on one of the dinosaur’s four wings — suggesting that the dinosaur molted sequentially, too, bird ecologist Yosef Kiat at the University of Haifa in Israel and colleagues report.
    THIS DINOSAUR MAY HAVE SHED ITS FEATHERS LIKE MODERN SONGBIRDSCAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    Other times, they arranged patches of spikes in different directions.
    SHAPE-SHIFTING CUTS GIVE SHOES A BETTER GRIPCAROLYN WILKEJULY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Broken pipes and pumps are fixed in patches when money comes through from both federal governments or via the North American Development Bank.
    LOCAL GROUPS PAUSE TIJUANA SEWAGE LAWSUITS, BUT SOLUTIONS ARE STILL FAR OFFMACKENZIE ELMERJULY 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    The way to test theories of magnetogenesis is to study the pattern of magnetic fields in the most pristine patches of intergalactic space, such as the quiet parts of filaments and the even emptier voids.
    THE HIDDEN MAGNETIC UNIVERSE BEGINS TO COME INTO VIEWNATALIE WOLCHOVERJULY 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
    His team, too, is working on microneedle patches for plants.
    SILK-BASED MICRONEEDLES MAY HELP TREAT DISEASED PLANTSKATHRYN HULICKJUNE 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    That patch alerts users with a skin sensation when they have lost a certain amount of sweat.
    SWEAT TECH ALERTS ATHLETES WHEN TO REHYDRATE — AND WITH WHATSILKE SCHMIDTMAY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Several research groups have been looking to deliver vaccines with a press-on patch.
    TACKLING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS CALLS FOR NOVEL IDEASKATHIANN KOWALSKIMAY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Another type, called Rothia, lived in large patches toward the outside of the biofilm.
    CHECK OUT THE COMMUNITIES OF BACTERIA LIVING ON YOUR TONGUEERIN GARCIA DE JESUSAPRIL 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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    WORDS RELATED TO PATCH

    • belt
    • block
    • city
    • county
    • division
    • domain
    • dominion
    • enclosure
    • field
    • kingdom
    • locality
    • neck of the woods
    • neighborhood
    • parcel
    • patch
    • plot
    • precinct
    • principality
    • quarter
    • section
    • sector
    • sphere
    • square
    • state
    • stretch
    • territory
    • township
    • tract
    • turf
    • vicinity
    • ward
    • zone
    • acne
    • blemish
    • blot
    • breakout
    • eruption
    • mark
    • patch
    • splash
    • spot
    • stain
    • stigma
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