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Noun
A specialist in healing or medicine
“Do not stop the treatment without consulting your doctor.”
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A veterinary surgeon
“I need to bring my poor, sick dog to the doctor.”
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A person who has attained an academic doctorate
“Simpson was a doctor in the field of mechanical engineering who graduated from the local Institute of Technology.”
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Faith healer
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A person who has successfully completed a course of study or training, especially a person who has been awarded an undergraduate or first academic degree
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A person who gives lectures in an academic setting
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A medical doctor specializing in psychiatry
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Academic degree of highest rank
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Healthcare practitioner
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Someone who is an expert in, or devoted to, a specific subject or activity
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A student or trainee who works, sometimes without pay, in order to gain work experience or satisfy requirements for a qualification
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Verb
To treat someone medically, as a doctor would
“You should doctor your wounds with antiseptic cream.”
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To alter or manipulate, especially with the intention to deceive
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“Meme makers would regularly doctor images of the presidential candidate to humorous effect.”
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To make or adapt for a particular purpose or person
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“You may have to doctor your speech slightly based on your audience.”
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To alter the content of food or drink by adding ingredients
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“We do not doctor the food served at our establishment with unnecessary preservatives or additives.”
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To fix or repair something
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“He would doctor old watches in his spare time as a hobby.”
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To castrate a male (usually an animal)
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To interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations
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Blend in
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Act as a minister of religion
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To give or add flavor to by seasoning
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To make a marked change in the form, nature, or appearance of
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Launder or manipulate
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To make something less tight
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To obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated or intensive efforts
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To administer drugs to
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