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Doctor meaning

doctor - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the othodoxy of their theological teaching; " the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"
  2. 2. A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge learned man.
  3. 3. An academical title, originally meaning a men so well versed in his department as to be qualified to teach it. Hence: One who has taken the highest degree conferred by a university or college, or has received a diploma of the highest degree; as, a doctor of divinity, of law, of medicine, of music, or of philosophy. Such diplomas may confer an honorary title only.
  4. 4. One duly licensed to practice medicine; a member of the medical profession; a physician.
  5. 5. The friar skate.
  6. 6. To treat as a physician does; to apply remedies to; to repair; as, to doctor a sick man or a broken cart.
  7. 7. To confer a doctorate upon; to make a doctor.
  8. 8. To tamper with and arrange for one's own purposes; to falsify; to adulterate; as, to doctor election returns; to doctor whisky.
  9. 9. To practice physic.
  10. 10. One who has received the highest degree of a university; a physician.

doctor - examples of usage

  1. Soon after the Doctor came. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. I don't need any doctor to tell me. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. They will get a doctor somewhere. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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