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Doctor Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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"
  • a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
  • a person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution; "she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"
  • (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"
  • give medical treatment to
  • restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
  • alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor" ,
  • (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" ,
  • 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" ,
  • a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution; "she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Doctor'


  • Doctor: Doctor or The Doctor may refer to: Personal titles - : Doctor (title), the holder of a doctorate. Physician Surgeon Fictional characters ...
  • Doctor (Doctor Who): The Doctor is the title character and protagonist in the long-running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who . The character ...
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Doctor of Philosophy, abbreviated as PhD, Ph. D., D.Phil., or DPhil in English -speaking countries and originally as Dr. Philos. ...
  • Tenth Doctor: The Tenth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor , the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who . ...
  • Doctor (title): Doctor, as a title, originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning The word is originally an agentive noun of the Latin ...
  • Fourth Doctor: The Fourth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor , the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who . ...
  • Doctor of Medicine: Doctor of Medicine (M.D., MD, or MChD , from the Latin Medicinae Doctor meaning "Teacher of Medicine" or Medicinae ac Chirurgiae ...
  • Eleventh Doctor: The Eleventh Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor , the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who . ...
  • Juris Doctor: The Juris Doctor (J.D.) is a professional doctorate and first professional graduate degree in law . The degree is earned by completing ...

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'Doctor' example sentence in quotations


* If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. - Isaac Asimov

* A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines. - Frank Lloyd Wright

* The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can't ask his patients what is the matter-he's got to just know. - Will Rogers


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Doctor Sample Sentences in News


  • NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola
    A doctor in New York has Ebola, officials announced on Thursday evening (Oct. 23). "Testing confirmed that a patient here in New York City has tested positive for Ebola," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference Thursday evening.  The man is now in an isolation unit at the city's Bellevue hospital. The 33-year-old doctor was w Read more on this news related to 'Doctor'
  • Ebola Suspected in NY Doctor
    A doctor who recently arrived in the United States from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, according to the city's health department. The doctor has a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. He was transferred to the hospital by the city's Emergency Medical Services, and preliminary Ebola test results are expected in Read more on this news related to 'Doctor'
  • Doctor in NYC tests positive for Ebola
    A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter told CNN. Read more on this news related to 'Doctor'

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