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Meaning & Definition of Doctor in English

English

Doctor

/dɑktər/

noun

1. A licensed medical practitioner

  • "I felt so bad i went to see my doctor"
    synonym:
  • doctor
  • ,
  • doc
  • ,
  • physician
  • ,
  • MD
  • ,
  • Dr.
  • ,
  • medico

2. (roman catholic church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

  • "The doctors of the church greatly influenced christian thought down to the late middle ages"
    synonym:
  • Doctor of the Church
  • ,
  • Doctor

3. Children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office

  • "The children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"
    synonym:
  • doctor

4. A person who holds ph.d. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution

  • "She is a doctor of philosophy in physics"
    synonym:
  • doctor
  • ,
  • Dr.

verb

1. Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

  • "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
    synonym:
  • sophisticate
  • ,
  • doctor
  • ,
  • doctor up

2. Give medical treatment to

    synonym:
  • doctor

3. Restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

  • "She repaired her tv set"
  • "Repair my shoes please"
    synonym:
  • repair
  • ,
  • mend
  • ,
  • fix
  • ,
  • bushel
  • ,
  • doctor
  • ,
  • furbish up
  • ,
  • restore
  • ,
  • touch on

Examples of using

"How soon can you land?" "I can't tell." "You can tell me. I'm a doctor." "No, I mean I'm just not sure!" "Can't you take a guess?" "Well, not for another two hours." "You can't take a guess for another two hours?"
Mr. Tanaka is a doctor, isn't he?
I'm a tall doctor.