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noun as in person who does business at establishment

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In that regard, Miami will be able to take advantage of its warm weather and direct patrons with food or beverages to outdoor areas.

“So, we first and foremost wanted to keep our staff, our neighbors, and our patrons safe,” he said.

Much depends on the local restrictions in place, but the center could have 50 donors indoors and up to a few hundred outside, with testing and other protocols in place to assure artist and patron safety.

Earlier this fall, many of the nation’s restaurants opened their doors to patrons to eat inside, especially as the weather turned cold in places.

The real test, at that point, will be convincing patrons it’s safe to come back to the gym.

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I hardly spoke to every patron, but there may have been some validity to his assessment.

The artist came down and stood beside his patron to assess things.

Michelangelo tricked his patron about the David, but sometimes he was forcibly reminded who paid the bills.

He was a scion of immense wealth, a civil rights activist, and an art collector and patron.

At the time, last March, the then-46-year-old Omidyar was being heralded as a patron saint of the financially beleaguered newsbiz.

It was evident to the German doctor that his patron looked forward to his great-niece's visit with pleasure.

Owing to the death of Popham, their chief patron, and other misfortunes, the colonists returned to England in 1608.

Conjecture, lost in the mazy distance, gladly lays hold of something substantial in the shape of snuff's first royal patron.

He was a politic monarch, the patron of men of letters, and an excellent author himself.

Nor can a telephone company legally charge a higher rental for a telephone to a telegraph company than to any other patron.


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On this page you'll find 108 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to patron, such as: advocate, backer, benefactor, fan, friend, and leader.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.