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English noun: Dr.

1. Dr. (person) a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution

SamplesShe is a doctor of philosophy in physics.


Broader (hypernym)bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student

2. Dr. (person) a licensed medical practitioner

SamplesI felt so bad I went to see my doctor.

Synonymsdoc, doctor, MD, medico, physician

Broader (hypernym)medical man, medical practitioner

Narrower (hyponym)abortionist, allergist, angiologist, extern, gastroenterologist, general practitioner, GP, hakeem, hakim, house physician, houseman, intern, interne, medical extern, medical intern, medical specialist, operating surgeon, primary care physician, quack, resident, resident physician, sawbones, specialist, surgeon, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary surgeon

Instance hyponymAbu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina, Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd, Albert Schweitzer, Aletta Jacobs, Anna Howard Shaw, Averroes, Avicenna, Barany, Bartholin, Benjamin Rush, Bruce, Burrill Bernard Crohn, Caspar Bartholin, Christiaan Eijkman, Clemence Sophia Harned Lozier, Crohn, David Bruce, Down, E. A. von Willebrand, Edward Jenner, Eijkman, English Hippocrates, Erik Adolf von Willebrand, Erik von Willebrand, Etienne-Louis Arthur Fallot, Fallot, Franz Anton Mesmer, Friedrich Anton Mesmer, George Huntington, Gilbert, Harry F. Klinefelter, Harry Fitch Kleinfelter, Harvey, Hodgkin, Huntington, ibn-Roshd, ibn-Sina, Jacobs, Jenner, John L. H. Down, Klinefelter, Lozier, Manson, Mesmer, Paracelsus, Peter Mark Roget, Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus, Robert Barany, Roget, Ross, Rush, Schweitzer, Shaw, Simpson, Sir David Bruce, Sir James Young Simpson, Sir Patrick Manson, Sir Ronald Ross, Sydenham, Theophrastus Philippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim, Thomas Hodgkin, Thomas Sydenham, von Willebrand, Willebrand, William Gilbert, William Harvey

Member meronymdoctor-patient relation

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