Synonyms of patent in English:

patent


See definition of patent

noun

1‘a company has since taken out a patent on the chemical’

SYNONYMS

copyright, licence, legal protection, right, performing right, permit, privilege, charter, franchise, registered trademark


adjective

1‘the idea is patent nonsense’

SYNONYMS

obvious, clear, plain, evident, apparent, manifest, self-evident

distinct, definite, transparent, overt, discernible, visible, conspicuous, blatant, downright, barefaced, flagrant, palpable, glaring, glaringly obvious, undisguised, unconcealed, unmistakable, unequivocal, unquestionable, undeniable

ANTONYMS

unobtrusive, inconspicuous

2‘patent medicines’

SYNONYMS

proprietary, patented, licensed, protected, branded, brand-name, own-brand, own-label, designer-label