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in·mate

 (ĭn′māt′)
n.
A resident of a dwelling that houses a number of occupants, especially a person confined to an institution, such as a prison or hospital.

inmate

(ˈɪnˌmeɪt)
n
1. a person who is confined to an institution such as a prison or hospital. See also resident2
2. obsolete a person who lives with others in a house

in•mate

(ˈɪnˌmeɪt)

n.
1. a person who is confined in a prison, hospital, etc.
2. Archaic. a person who dwells with others in the same house.
[1580–90; probably orig., inn in sense “dwelling” + mate1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inmate - one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)inmate - one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)
occupant, occupier, resident - someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
2.inmate - a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
patient - a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
3.inmate - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prisoninmate - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
lifer - a prisoner serving a term of life imprisonment
captive, prisoner - a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
trusty - a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges

inmate

noun
1. patient, case, sufferer, occupant, invalid, convalescent, sick person A fellow inmate said that she was in very good shape.
2. prisoner, convict, con (slang), lag (slang), captive, detainee, jailbird The most touching letter I received was written by a prison inmate.
Translations
مُقِيمٌنَزيل، مُقيم
chovanecvězeň
indsat
vanki
zatvorenik
vistmaîur
被収容者
피수용자
ligonis
cietumnieks)
intern
ผู้ถูกกักขังในคุก
bạn tù

inmate

[ˈɪnmeɪt] N [of hospital] → enfermo/a m/f; [of prison] → preso/a m/f, presidiario/a m/f; [of asylum] → internado/a m/f

inmate

[ˈɪnmeɪt] n [prison] → détenu(e) m/f; [asylum, mental institution] → pensionnaire mf
death row inmates → les détenus du couloir de la mort

inmate

nInsasse m, → Insassin f

inmate

[ˈɪnˌmeɪt] n (of prison) → detenuto/a, carcerato/a; (of asylum) → internato/a, ricoverato/a

inmate

(ˈinmeit) noun
one of the people living in an institution, especially a prison or mental hospital.

inmate

مُقِيمٌ vězeň indsat / indlagt Insasse τρόφιμος interno vanki détenu zatvorenik detenuto 被収容者 피수용자 bewoner innsatt współmieszkaniec preso, recluso заключенный intern ผู้ถูกกักขังในคุก hükümlü bạn tù 囚犯
References in classic literature ?
All that we have any business to know is that John did not appear to object, judging from the changes which gradually took place in the house and its inmates.
Leaving the unsuspecting Heyward and his confiding companions to penetrate still deeper into a forest that contained such treacherous inmates, we must use an author's privilege, and shift the scene a few miles to the westward of the place where we have last seen them.
Their love for man, their zeal for God's service -- these holy impulses may or may not coexist in their hearts with the evil inmates to which their guilt has unbarred the door, and which must needs propagate a hellish breed within them.
Not ignoring what is good, I am quick to perceive a horror, and could still be social with it--would they let me --since it is but well to be on friendly terms with all the inmates of the place one lodges in.
But to learn all about these recondite matters, your best way is at once to descend into the blubber-room, and have a long talk with its inmates.
Then they led him to a room and told him to strip for a bath; after which he had to walk down a long gallery, past the grated cell doors of the inmates of the jail.
The inmates were asleep, but it was a sleep that was set on a hair-trigger, on account of the exciting episode of the night.
Its garden, too, glowed with flowers: hollyhocks had sprung up tall as trees, lilies had opened, tulips and roses were in bloom; the borders of the little beds were gay with pink thrift and crimson double daisies; the sweetbriars gave out, morning and evening, their scent of spice and apples; and these fragrant treasures were all useless for most of the inmates of Lowood, except to furnish now and then a handful of herbs and blossoms to put in a coffin.
She then joined the landlady -- who was occupied in setting the rooms in order upstairs -- with the object of ascertaining, by a little well-timed gossip, what the daily habits might be of the inmates of the house.
Many a night and many a day had its inmates listened to the echoes in the corner, with hearts that failed them when they heard the thronging feet.
Leave this mansion instantly, while its inmates sleep sound after the last night's revel.
But there was no unusual sound--nothing but the low wash of the ripple and the croaking of the inmates of the wood.