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Doctor

Meanings and phrases

Doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching; Doctor of the Church

doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a licensed medical practitioner; doc; physician; MD; Dr.; medico
  2. children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office
  3. a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution; Dr.

doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give medical treatment to
  2. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; sophisticate; doctor up
  3. restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; repair; mend; fix; bushel; furbish up; restore; touch on

Doctor of Arts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an honorary arts degree; ArtsD
  2. a doctor's degree with a special disciplinary focus; D.A.

Doctor of Dental Medicine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in dental medicine; DMD

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in dental surgery; DDS

Doctor of Divinity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in religion; DD

Doctor of Education

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in education; EdD; DEd

Doctor of Fine Arts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an honorary degree in fine arts

Doctor of Humane Letters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an honorary degree in letters

Doctor of Humanities

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an honorary degree in the humanities

Doctor of Laws

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an honorary law degree; LLD

Doctor of Medicine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in medicine; MD

Doctor of Music

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in music; DMus; MusD

Doctor of Musical Arts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in musical arts; AMusD

Doctor of Optometry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in optometry; OD

Doctor of Osteopathy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. doctor's degree in osteopathy; DO

Doctor of Philosophy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge

Doctor of Public Health

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in preventive medicine; DPH

Doctor of Sacred Theology

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in theology; STD

Doctor of Science

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an honorary degree in science; DS; ScD

Doctor of Theology

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor's degree in theology; ThD

Doctor of the Church

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching; Doctor

baby doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a specialist in the care of babies; pediatrician; pediatrist; paediatrician

brain doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it; neurologist

country doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor who practices in the country (rather than in a city) usually remote from a modern hospital

doctor up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; sophisticate; doctor

doctor 's bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. statement of charges for medical services; medical bill

doctor 's degree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university; doctorate

ear doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases; ear specialist; otologist

ear-nose-and-throat doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat; ENT man; otolaryngologist; otorhinolaryngologist; rhinolaryngologist

eye doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye; ophthalmologist; oculist

family doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a general practitioner who treats all the family members
E.g.
  • Pressly later became a well-known family doctor.
  • Mr Verma, a friend of the Sinha brothers and a family doctor often comes there.
  • Azhagappan (Parthiban) is the family's loyal servant, while Krishna (Napoleon) is their family doctor.

fish doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. brightly colored scaleless Arctic eelpout; Gymnelis viridis

foot doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a specialist in care for the feet; chiropodist; podiatrist

herb doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a therapist who heals by the use of herbs; herbalist

horse doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a veterinarian who treats horses

skin doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin; dermatologist

snake doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.; dragonfly; darning needle; devil's darning needle; sewing needle; snake feeder; mosquito hawk; skeeter hawk

spin doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a public relations person who tries to forestall negative publicity by publicizing a favorable interpretation of the words or actions of a company or political party or famous person; spinmeister

tooth doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person qualified to practice dentistry; dentist; dental practitioner

witch doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who is believed to heal through magical powers
E.g.
  • Reverend Jondular (William L. Baker) is a witch doctor who helps Spanner use his powers.
  • In some carvings the bishop appears as a witch doctor (native to 19th century east African culture).
  • Kalbaryo later reveals herself to be a witch, born under her great grandfather who is a witch doctor.

woman 's doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a specialist in gynecology; gynecologist; gynaecologist

medical doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first Northern Nigerian medical doctor, I.
  • She married Ariel Ferreira, a medical doctor, in 1957.
  • Bapt is a medical doctor and heart specialist.

become a doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Influenced by his father, Samuel Tai also intended to become a doctor.
  • Following 1914, he left baseball to become a doctor, but later returned to the sport.
  • He then attended Bowdoin College, where he majored in pre-med with plans to become a doctor.

honorary doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was an honorary doctor of ETH Zurich (1992).
  • He was made an honorary doctor of the university in 2001.
  • She was also made an honorary doctor by the University of Hamburg.

local doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Charles and Anne befriend the local doctor, Marinus Willet.
  • His father, Ifor David Monger, was the local doctor and a published author and playwright.
  • After the band of slaves passed the LaBranche plantation, they stopped at the home of the local doctor.

became a doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He later became a doctor(MBBS,University of Ceylon).
  • His elder son also became a doctor, specializing in orthopedics.
  • He became a doctor of both laws before becoming a cleric in Naples.

doctor of medicine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dissent received her doctor of medicine (MD) from Brussels.
  • Louisa also became a pioneering doctor of medicine and feminist activist.
  • He then became a doctor of medicine, then doctor to king Henry IV of France.

doctor of philosophy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His father was a rabbi and doctor of philosophy.
  • In 1988 he became "Magister" and five years later he was promoted to doctor of philosophy.
  • In 2009 he was given the degree of doctor of philosophy "honoris causa" by the National University of Córdoba.

young doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Paris, Mr. Smith attacks and kills a young doctor who had just left his girlfriend's house.
  • There, he met Abby's grandmother Anaïs Arcane, who called on her young doctor son, Anton, to treat his wounds.
  • As a young doctor experimenting on dogs, Barnard developed a remedy for the infant defect of intestinal atresia.

juris doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Haubegger graduated with a juris doctor degree in 1992.
  • He also attended Georgetown University Law School, earning a juris doctor in 1978.
  • In 1984 Barnes graduated from Yale Law School with a juris doctor, and in 1991 he received his L.L.M.

doctor named

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kiran (Prince) is a simple pizza delivery boy who falls in love with a doctor named Swathi (Jyothi Setti).
  • When a young doctor named Howard Phillips comes to work at the prison, West is assigned to assist the new doctor.
  • A British doctor named John Dave travelled to Adams Peak in 1817 from Panadura via Horana, Rathnapura and Palabaddala.

team doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Owner Ballard had a part as the team doctor.
  • He served as the local high school's team doctor and as school board president for several years.
  • The Browns' long-time team doctor, Vic Ippolito, described Ford's injuries as "a sickening sight."
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