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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inmate  \In"mate`\,  a. 
  Admitted  as  a  dweller;  resident;  internal.  [R.]  ``Inmate 
  guests.''  --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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inmate 
  n  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  [syn:  {inpatient}]  [ant:  {outpatient}] 
  3:  a  person  serving  a  prison  sentence  [syn:  {convict},  {con},  {jailbird}, 
  {gaolbird}] 




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