What does inmate mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inmate(noun)

    one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)

  2. inpatient, inmate(noun)

    a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated

  3. convict, con, inmate, yard bird, yardbird(noun)

    a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison


  1. inmate(Noun)

    A person confined to an institution such as a prison (as a convict) or hospital (as a patient)

  2. inmate(Noun)

    A person who occupies or dwells within a dwelling-house. The word came to be used to refer to temporary inhabitants such as guests in a hotel, students in an on-campus dormitory, patients in a hospital, or prisoners.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inmate(noun)

    one who lives in the same house or apartment with another; a fellow lodger; esp.,one of the occupants of an asylum, hospital, or prison; by extension, one who occupies or lodges in any place or dwelling

  2. Inmate(adj)

    admitted as a dweller; resident; internal

  3. Origin: [In + mate an associate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inmate

    in′māt, n. one who lodges in the same house with another: a lodger: one received into a hospital, &c.—adj. dwelling in the same place.

Anagrams for inmate »

  1. Tamien

  2. taimen

How to pronounce inmate?

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How to say inmate in sign language?

  1. inmate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inmate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inmate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of inmate in a Sentence

  1. Bruce Fromong:

    O.J.'s done his time, he's been a model inmate.

  2. Joseph Kirai:

    Our major goal is to transform the inmate through sports.

  3. Lieutenant Brandon Jones:

    The inmate was not being aggressive at all, he was almost in a retreat mode.

  4. Photographer Valerio Bispuri:

    I was saved by an Italian inmate who grabbed me just in time, i often think of how he saved my life.

  5. Susan McNaughton:

    No drugs or contraband or influence of escape, if it clears through the mailroom, it's delivered to the inmate.

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