Student Thesaurus

One entry found for patron.
Entry Word: patron
Function: noun
Text: 1 a person who buys a product or uses a service from a business <a restaurant patron> -- see CUSTOMER 1
2 a person who takes the responsibility for some other person or thing <the patron for the art exhibit is the city's biggest banking institution> -- see SPONSOR
3 one that helps another with gifts or money <he's now a famous writer because he had a patron who paid for his college education> -- see BENEFACTOR