doc·tor || 'dɒktə n. person who is licensed to practice medicine (i.e. physician, surgeon); one who received a doctor's degree from a university v. provide medical treatment, take care of someone who is ill; fix, repair; tamper with, falsify; alter

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  • Doctored — Doctor Doc tor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doctored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Doctoring}.] 1. To treat as a physician does; to apply remedies to; to repair; as, to doctor a sick man or a broken cart. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 2. To confer a doctorate upon; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • doctored — adjective a) altered; falsified b) repaired …   Wiktionary

  • doctored — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Mixed with other substances: adulterated, alloyed, impure, loaded, sophisticated. See CLEAN …   English dictionary for students

  • doctor — [[t]dɒ̱ktə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ doctors, doctoring, doctored 1) N COUNT; N TITLE; N VOC A doctor is someone who is qualified in medicine and treats people who are ill. Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting your doctor... Doctor Paige will be… …   English dictionary

  • doctor — I. noun Etymology: Middle English doctour teacher, doctor, from Anglo French & Medieval Latin; Anglo French, from Medieval Latin doctor, from Latin, teacher, from docēre to teach more at docile Date: 14th century 1. a. an eminent theologian… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • doctor — doctoral, doctorial /dok tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. doctorally, doctorially, adv. doctorless, adj. doctorship, n. /dok teuhr/, n. 1. a person licensed to practice medicine, as a physician, surgeon, dentist, or veterinarian. 2. a person who has… …   Universalium

  • doctor — doc|tor1 W1S2 [ˈdɔktə US ˈda:ktər] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: doctour, from Latin doctor teacher , from docere to teach ] 1.) written abbreviation Dr someone who is trained to treat people who are ill ▪ She was treated by her local …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • doctor — I UK [ˈdɒktə(r)] / US [ˈdɑktər] noun [countable] Word forms doctor : singular doctor plural doctors *** Differences between British and American English: doctor: In the UK, a doctor who works in a local community, not in a hospital, is called a… …   English dictionary

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