Definitions for patronˈpeɪ trən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who is a customer, client, or paying guest, esp. a regular one, of a store, hotel, or the like.
a person who supports with money, efforts, or endorsement an artist, charity, etc.
Ref: patron saint.
(in ancient Rome) the protector of a dependent or client. the former master of a freedman still retaining some rights over him.
Category: Ancient History
a person who has the right of presenting a member of the clergy to a benefice.
Origin of patron:
1250–1300; ME < ML, L patrōnus legal protector, advocate (ML: lord, master), der. of paterfather
a regular customer
the proprietor of an inn
patron, sponsor, supporter(noun)
someone who supports or champions something
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a customer at a restaurant, hotel, etc.
We request that patrons return their library books on time.; a patron of the hotel
sb who gives financial support to an artist, writer, etc.
a patron of the arts
A property owner who hires a contractor for construction works
An influential, wealthy person who supported an artist, craftsman, a scholar or a noble.
Origin: patron, reborrowed from patronus, derived from pater "father".
one who protects, supports, or countenances; a defender
a master who had freed his slave, but still retained some paternal rights over him
a man of distinction under whose protection another person placed himself
an advocate or pleader
one who encourages or helps a person, a cause, or a work; a furtherer; a promoter; as, a patron of art
one who has gift and disposition of a benefice
a guardian saint. -- called also patron saint
see Padrone, 2
to be a patron of; to patronize; to favor
doing the duty of a patron; giving aid or protection; tutelary
Patrón is a brand of tequila products produced in Mexico by the Patrón Spirits Company. Patrón brand tequila are offered in nine different varieties. Gran Patrón Burdeos, Gran Patrón Platinum, Gran Patrón Piedra, Patrón Silver, Patrón Añejo, and Patrón Reposado. It is also available in a tequila-coffee blend known as Patrón XO Cafe, a tequila-chocolate-coffee blend known as Patrón XO Cafe Dark Cocoa, and an orange liqueur known as Patrón Citrónge. Patron tequilas, like all tequilas, are made from the "piña" of the blue agave plant.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'patron' in Nouns Frequency: #2705
Translations for patron
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who supports (often with money) an artist, musician, writer, form of art etc
He's a patron of the arts.
- ondersteuner, borgAfrikaans
- نَصير، مُشَجِّعArabic
- patronoPortuguese (BR)
- der/die Schirmherr(in)German
- sponsor; mæcen; protektorDanish
- προστάτης, υποστηρικτήςGreek
- נוֹתֵן חָסוּתHebrew
- patron, zaštitnikCroatian
- velunnari, stuðningsmaðurIcelandic
- patrocinatore, mecenateItalian
- globėjas, patronas, mecenatasLithuanian
- patrons, mecenāts, atbalstītājsLatvian
- beskytter, sponsor, mesenNorwegian
- protektor, mecenasPolish
- اتندوى (حامي)، نايكPashto
- покровитель, меценатRussian
- beskyddare, gynnare, mecenatSwedish
- 贊助者Chinese (Trad.)
- مؤيد، سرپرستيUrdu
- người bảo trợVietnamese
- 赞助者Chinese (Simp.)
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