I would add the Latin tranlation "patiens" myself but I'm not good with the markup. --Logomachist 19:23, 24 March 2008 (UTC)
- Now added. --EncycloPetey 19:29, 24 March 2008 (UTC)
Please do not re-nominate for verification without comprehensive reasons for doing so.
Rfv-sense — Noun sense One who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient. The undated citation has been repeated by dictionaries since Johnson and I can't find the original source. — Pingkudimmi 09:45, 22 December 2015 (UTC)
- I can't find your original source for that undated citation in a machine-readable version, but I found other cites from the same work. Also, there are a number of other citations out there to support this meaning, which seems related to the linguistic/grammer meaning (sense 2). It is typically (but not always -- see the 1994 cite) found in philosophy, and traces back to Aristotle:
2010, Mohua Banerjee & Anil Seth, Logic and Its Applications: Fourth Indian Conference, ICLA 2011, ISBN 3642180256, page 7:
- The starting point is that all events involve an agent and a patient. Agents and patients are modelled as (material or non-material) objects, and can therefore be represented as points in conceptual spaces.
- Kiwima (talk) 17:26, 22 December 2015 (UTC)