What does Patriot mean?

Definitions for Patriot
ˈpeɪ tri ət, -ˌɒt; esp. Brit. ˈpæ tri ətPa·tri·ot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patriot, nationalistnoun

    one who loves and defends his or her country

Wiktionary

  1. patriotnoun

    A person who loves and zealously supports and defends his or her country.

    Etymology: From the patriote around 1600, from patriota from the πατριώτης, from πατρίς, from πατήρ.

  2. Patriotnoun

    A US surface-to-air missile system.

    Etymology: From the patriote around 1600, from patriota from the πατριώτης, from πατρίς, from πατήρ.

  3. Patriotnoun

    An individual Patriot missile

    Etymology: From the patriote around 1600, from patriota from the πατριώτης, from πατρίς, from πατήρ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Patriotnoun

    one who loves his country, and zealously supports its authority and interests

    Etymology: [F. patriote; cf. Sp. patriota, It. patriotto; all fr. Gr. patriw`ths a fellow-countryman, fr. pa`trios established by forefathers, fr. path`r father. See Father.]

  2. Patriotadjective

    becoming to a patriot; patriotic

    Etymology: [F. patriote; cf. Sp. patriota, It. patriotto; all fr. Gr. patriw`ths a fellow-countryman, fr. pa`trios established by forefathers, fr. path`r father. See Father.]

Freebase

  1. Patriot

    Patriots were the colonists of the British Thirteen United Colonies who violently rebelled against British control during the American Revolution and in July 1776 declared the United States of America an independent nation. Their rebellion was based on the political philosophy of republicanism, as expressed by pamphleteers, such as Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Paine. As a group, Patriots represented a wide array of social, economic, ethnic and racial backgrounds. They included lawyers like John Adams and Alexander Hamilton; planters like Thomas Jefferson and George Mason; merchants like Alexander McDougall and ordinary farmers like Daniel Shays and Joseph Plumb Martin.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Patriot

    pā′tri-ot, or pat′-, n. one who truly loves and serves his fatherland.—adj. devoted to one's country.—adj. Pātriot′ic, like a patriot: actuated by a love of one's country: directed to the public welfare.—adv. Pātriot′ically.—n. Pā′triotism, quality of being patriotic: love of one's country. [Fr.,—Low L.,—Gr. patriōtēspatriospatēr, a father.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. PATRIOT

    One who is willing to take all of Uncle Sam's bonds in a lump.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. patriot

    A sincere and unbiased friend to his country; an advocate for general civilization, uniting in his conduct through life, moral rectitude with political integrity. Such a character is seldom found in any country; but the specious appearance of it is to be seen everywhere, most especially in Europe. It is difficult to say how far the term can be used in a military sense, although it is not uncommon to read of a citizen soldier, and a patriot soldier. Individually considered the term may be just, but it is hardly to be understood collectively.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Patriot in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Patriot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Patriot in a Sentence

  1. Governor Gina Raimondo:

    First Sergeant P. Andrew McKenna served our nation with distinction. All Rhode Islanders are grateful for his service, and our prayers are with his family and loved ones, we havelost a patriot and ahero.

  2. Sean Hannity:

    God, faith, family, country – this is what Rush Limbaugh embodied and tens of millions of Americans listened, he was an innovator, he was a pioneer, he was a trailblazer, he was a great patriot. He fought every single day to make this country a more perfect union and a better place.

  3. Ben Ainslie:

    Patriot has been stabilised and is in the process of being towed slowly back to shore. We’d like to again express our sincere thanks to our competitors... for immediately coming to our assistance.

  4. Edward Abbey:

    A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

  5. Darcy Meys:

    Josh considers himself to be a patriot, he loves his country.

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