Definition of Doctor in English :
Define Doctor in English
Doctor meaning in English
Meaning of Doctor in English
Pronunciation of Doctor in English
Doctor pronunciation in English
Pronounce Doctor in Englishsee synonyms of doctor
a licensed medical practitioner
Example Sentences:'I felt so bad I went to see my doctor'
2. doctor, doctor of the church
(Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
Example Sentences:'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
Example Sentences:'the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor'
4. doctor, dr.
a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution
Example Sentences:'she is a doctor of philosophy in physics'
alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
Example Sentences:'Sophisticate rose water with geraniol'
give medical treatment to
restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
Example Sentences:'She repaired her TV set''Repair my shoes please'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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