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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: Doctor (title), the holder of an accredited academic degree Doctor of Philosophy Doctor of Science A medical practitioner
  • The Doctor (Doctor Who): is about the main character of the Doctor Who TV series. For the current Doctor, see Twelfth Doctor. For the Doctor as portrayed in the 1960s Dalek films
  • Tenth Doctor: The Tenth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who, who is played by David Tennant
  • Doctor Doctor: Doctor Doctor may refer to: Doctor Doctor (1989 TV series), an American television sitcom Doctor Doctor (2000 TV series), the South Korean version of
  • Twelfth Doctor: The Twelfth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who. He is portrayed by Scottish
  • Sixth Doctor: The Sixth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. He is portrayed by Colin Baker
  • Fourth Doctor: The Fourth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. He was portrayed by Tom Baker
  • Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors: the video game. For the audio series, see Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor. Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors is a PC computer game based on the British
  • Fifth Doctor: The Fifth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. He is portrayed by Peter Davison

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* 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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