What is the opposite of doctor?

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Noun
(nondoctor) Opposite of a specialist in healing or medicine
“He is just another nondoctor with an opinion on a medical subject he knows very little about.”
Noun
(patient) Opposite of a specialist in healing or medicine
“The patient was a young woman who presented in a busy admissions department with abdominal pain.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who has attained an academic doctorate
“Colman is the son of a Fleet Street cartoonist and a graduate in mathematics from Cambridge.”
Noun
Opposite of a person whose vocation is to teach
Noun
Opposite of someone who is an expert in, or devoted to, a specific subject or activity
Verb
Opposite of to treat someone medically, as a doctor would
“He did not intend to kill Val, only to merely injure him.”
Verb
Opposite of to alter or manipulate, especially with the intention to deceive
“Photography purists will leave the original photo.”
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Opposite of to make or adapt for a particular purpose or person
“I'm too lazy to change it, so I will keep it as it is.”
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Opposite of to alter the content of food or drink by adding ingredients
“Thermal treatments such as cooking and pasteurization are among the most common means used to decontaminate foods.”
Verb
Opposite of to fix or repair something
“The teenage thug is determined to play by his own rules and he continues to break things, steal cars, and huff glue.”
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Opposite of to alter something from its true state or meaning, typically to deceive
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Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Opposite of to restore or build up something again, especially after damage or destruction
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Opposite of to get, or make, accustomed to a given condition or situation
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Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Opposite of to castrate a male (usually an animal)
Verb
To influence, manage, direct, control or tamper with something
“The floundering enterprise would manipulate its financial data, giving a false impression that it was profitable.”
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Opposite of to take care of, or to attend to the needs of (someone)
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Opposite of to affect without completely changing
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Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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(attend to) Opposite of to look after
“Brian was afraid that the doctor would ignore him if he gave his pain rating the wrong score.”
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Opposite of to adapt to
“Individuals have the capacity to rebel against social norms and face the consequences of social disapprobation.”
Verb
Opposite of to restore (someone) to a physically sound or healthy condition
“He had paranoid schizophrenia and knew that unlawful drug use could exacerbate his condition, triggering psychotic episodes.”
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Opposite of to adjust in order to make appropriate
“It is probably best to exclude controversial citations in your paper.”
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