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English Dictionary: inmate by the DICT Development Group
3 results for inmate
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)
  2. a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
    Synonym(s): inpatient, inmate
    Antonym(s): outpatient
  3. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    Synonym(s): convict, con, inmate, yard bird, yardbird
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Inmate \In"mate`\, a.
      Admitted as a dweller; resident; internal. [R.] [bd]Inmate
      guests.[b8] --Milton.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Inmate \In"mate`\, n. [In + mate an associate.]
      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.
               So spake the enemy of mankind, inclos'd In serpent,
               inmate bad.                                             --Milton.
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