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doctor

doc´tor
n.1.A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge; a learned man.
2.An academical title, originally meaning a man so well versed in his department as to be qualified to teach it. Hence: One who has taken the highest degree conferred by a university or college, or has received a diploma of the highest degree; as, a doctor of divinity, of law, of medicine, of music, or of philosophy. Such diplomas may confer an honorary title only.
3.One duly licensed to practice medicine; a member of the medical profession; a physician.
4.Any mechanical contrivance intended to remedy a difficulty or serve some purpose in an exigency; as, the doctor of a calico-printing machine, which is a knife to remove superfluous coloring matter; the doctor, or auxiliary engine, called also donkey engine.
5.(Zool.) The friar skate.
Doctors' Commons
See under Commons.
Doctor's stuff
physic, medicine.
Doctor fish
(Zool.) any fish of the genus Acanthurus; the surgeon fish; - so called from a sharp lancetlike spine on each side of the tail. Also called barber fish. See Surgeon fish.
- G. Eliot.
v. t.1.To treat as a physician does; to apply remedies to; to repair; as, to doctor a sick man or a broken cart.
[imp. & p. p. Doctored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Doctoring.]
2.To confer a doctorate upon; to make a doctor.
3.To tamper with and arrange for one's own purposes; to falsify; to adulterate; as, to doctor election returns; to doctor whisky.
v. i.1.To practice physic.
Noun1.doctordoctor - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
Synonyms: doc, physician, Dr., MD, medico
2.Doctor - (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the othodoxy of their theological teaching; "the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"
3.doctor - children take the roles of doctor or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the doctor's office; "the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"
4.doctor - a person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution; "she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"
Synonyms: Dr.
Verb1.doctor - alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
2.doctor - give medical treatment to
3.doctor - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
To dream that you are seeing the doctor, denotes discouraging illness and strife amongst members of your family. It may signal your need for emotional and spiritual healing. To dream of a doctor in a social atmosphere, foretells of good health and prosperity. To dream that you marry a doctor, forewarns that you are being deceived by someone or a situation.Doctor of Medicine, GP, MD, Md, abecedarian, abet, adulterate, aid, allopath, allopathist, alter, assist, attend, attending physician, authority, avail, baccalaureate, baccalaureus, bachelor, bail out, bandage, bastardize, bathe, bear a hand, befriend, benefit, bones, care for, certified teacher, change, cobble, cobbler, comfort, commission, condition, contaminate, cook, coroner, corrupt, country doctor, croaker, cure, cut, darn, debase, degree, denaturalize, denature, diagnose, dilute, disguise, do good, do up, doc, docent, doctor up, doctorate, dominie, don, drug, ease, educationist, educator, elder, elder statesman, fake, falsify, family doctor, favor, fellow, fix, fix up, fixer, flux, fortify, general practitioner, give a boost, give a hand, give a lift, give care to, give help, great soul, guide, guru, help, house physician, illuminate, instructor, intellect, intellectual, intern, juggle, lace, leech, lend a hand, lend one aid, little Miss Fixit, load, lover of wisdom, maestro, mahatma, maintenance man, man of intellect, man of wisdom, mandarin, manipulate, massage, master, mastermind, mechanic, mechanician, medical, medical attendant, medical examiner, medical man, medical practitioner, medicate, medico, melamed, mend, mender, mentor, minister to, modify, mullah, nurse, operate on, oracle, overhaul, pack, pandit, patch, patch up, pedagogist, pedagogue, philosopher, physic, physician, physician in ordinary, plant, plaster, poison, pollute, poultice, preceptor, professor, proffer aid, protect, pundit, purge, put in commission, put in order, put in repair, put in shape, rabbi, rally, ready, rebuild, recap, reclaim, recondition, reconstruct, redeem, relieve, render assistance, renovator, repair, repairer, repairman, rescue, resident, resident physician, restore, restorer, resuscitate, retouch, retread, revamp, revive, rig, rishi, rub, sage, salt, sapient, savant, save, sawbones, scholar, schoolkeeper, schoolmaster, schoolteacher, seer, service, serviceman, set to rights, set up, sew up, sophisticate, spike, splint, stack, starets, strap, succor, take in tow, take medicine, take the cure, tamper with, teacher, thinker, tinker, tinker up, trouble man, troubleshooter, undergo treatment, water, water down, weight, wise man, wise old man
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DOCSIS
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Doctor fish
Doctor of Arts
Doctor of Dental Medicine
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Doctor of Divinity
Doctor of Education
Doctor of Fine Arts
Doctor of Humane Letters
Doctor of Humanities
Doctor of Laws
Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of Music
Doctor of Musical Arts
Doctor of Optometry
Doctor of Osteopathy
Doctor of Philosophy
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