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English noun: doctor

1. doctor (person) a licensed medical practitioner


SamplesI felt so bad I went to see my doctor.


Synonymsdoc, Dr., 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

2. Doctor (person) (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching


SamplesThe Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages.


SynonymsDoctor of the Church


Broader (hypernym)theologian, theologiser, theologist, theologizer


Instance hyponymAmbrose, Aquinas, Athanasius, Athanasius the Great, Augustine, Augustine of Hippo, Baeda, Basil, Basil of Caesarea, Basil the Great, Beda, Bede, Eusebius Hieronymus, Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus, Gregory, Gregory, Gregory I, Gregory Nazianzen, Gregory of Nazianzen, Gregory the Great, Hieronymus, Irenaeus, Jerome, John Chrysostom, Saint Ambrose, Saint Athanasius, Saint Augustine, Saint Baeda, Saint Beda, Saint Bede, Saint Gregory I, Saint Irenaeus, Saint Jerome, Saint Thomas, Saint Thomas Aquinas, St. Ambrose, St. Athanasius, St. Augustine, St. Baeda, St. Basil, St. Basil the Great, St. Beda, St. Bede, St. Gregory I, St. Gregory of Nazianzen, St. Irenaeus, St. Jerome, St. John Chrysostom, St. Thomas, St. Thomas Aquinas, the Venerable Bede, Thomas Aquinas


Domain categoryChurch of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church

3. doctor (act) children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office


SamplesThe children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor.


Broader (hypernym)child's play, play

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


SamplesShe is a doctor of philosophy in physics.


SynonymsDr.


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


English verb: doctor

1. doctor (change) alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive


SamplesSophisticate rose water with geraniol.


Synonymsdoctor up, sophisticate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adulterate, debase, dilute, load, stretch

2. doctor (body) give medical treatment to


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)care for, treat


Narrower (hyponym)vet


Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine

3. doctor (change) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken


SamplesShe repaired her TV set.
Repair my shoes please.


Synonymsbushel, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate


Narrower (hyponym)cobble, darn, fiddle, fill, heel, patch, patch, patch up, piece, point, reheel, repoint, resole, revamp, sole, tinker, trouble-shoot, troubleshoot, vamp


Antonymsbust, break









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