Definitions for doctor

Definitions for (noun) doctor

Main entry: doctor

Definition: children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office

Usage: the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor

Main entry: doc, doctor, Dr., physician, MD, medico

Definition: a licensed medical practitioner

Usage: I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

Main entry: doctor, Dr.

Definition: a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution

Usage: she is a doctor of philosophy in physics

Main entry: Doctor, Doctor of the Church

Definition: (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

Usage: the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

Definitions for (verb) doctor

Main entry: doctor

Definition: give medical treatment to

Main entry: doctor, bushel, touch on, furbish up, fix, repair, restore, mend

Definition: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

Usage: She repaired her TV set; Repair my shoes please

Main entry: sophisticate, doctor, doctor up

Definition: alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

Usage: Sophisticate rose water with geraniol

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