in·mate /ˈɪnˌmet/ 名詞
In·mate n. 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.
In·mate, a. Admitted as a dweller; resident; internal. [R.] “Inmate guests.”
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 sentence in a jail or prison [syn: convict,
con, jailbird, gaolbird]