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Definition of inate

"inate" is probably misspelled. Trying inmate instead Definition of inmate

1. inmate [ n ] one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)

Used in print:

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

`` It_'s a house_of_prostitution for white_men with white girls as inmates .

The inmates were white and from out of town , avoiding local friction .

Synonyms inmate Related Terms resident

2. inmate [ n ] a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated

Used in print:

(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)

An inmate , a former university professor , expounded to us , logically and clearly , that someone was pilfering his thoughts .

Synonyms inmate inpatient Related Terms outpatient patient

3. inmate [ n ] a person serving a prison sentence

Used in print:

(Brand Blanshard, "The Emotive Theory," Robert...)

Whatever the unhappy inmates of such camps are like today , Dostoevsky 's companions were about as grim a lot as can be imagined .

Synonyms convict inmate jailbird gaolbird con Related Terms prisoner lifer convict

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