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(noun, verb)


There are 7 meanings of the word Doctor.

How to pronounce doctor:


Doctor - as a noun

(roman catholic church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

Example: "The doctors of the church greatly influenced christian thought down to the late middle ages"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
doctor of the church

Children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office

Example: "The children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"

A person who holds ph.d. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution

Example: "She is a doctor of philosophy in physics"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Doctor - as a verb

Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

Example: "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
doctor upsophisticate19

Give medical treatment to

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
care fortreat5
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

Example: "She repaired her tv set"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
bushel11fix13furbish upmend7repair8restore7touch on
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Example Sentences

"My sister wants to be a doctor when she grows up."
"The doctor advised me to rest and stay hydrated."
"The doctor examined my throat and prescribed antibiotics."
"I have an appointment with the doctor this afternoon."
"The doctor specializes in pediatrics."
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Word Game Points

Is DOCTOR a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, doctor is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DOCTOR has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is DOCTOR a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, doctor is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DOCTOR has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 10.

Is DOCTOR a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, doctor is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DOCTOR has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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