Complete Definition of "doctor"

see|Doctor
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English

rank|engaged|America|servant|994|doctor|Michael|fee|excellent

Pronunciation
(UK): IPA|/ËdÉktÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-doctor.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A physician; a member of the medicine|medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal the sick. The final examination and qualification may award a doctorate in which case the post-nominal letters are MD in the US.

#: If you still feel unwell tomorrow, go and see your doctor.

  1. A person who has attained a doctorate, such as a Ph.D. or Th.D. or one of many other terminal degrees conferred by a college or university.
  2. A veterinarian; a member of the medicine|medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal the sick.<!--Encyclopedic info: The final examination and qualification may award a doctorate in which case the post-nominal letters are DVM. In the UK the letters are BVSc.-->
  3. rfv-sense Someone who alters (doctors) a document or manuscript.
Usage notes
Doctor is capitalized when used as a title:

Synonyms
(physician): doc (informal), medic, physician, sawbones (slang), surgeon (who undertakes surgery)
(general practitioner): family doctor, general practitioner, GP (UK)
(person who has attained a doctorate):
(veterinarian): vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary surgeon

Derived terms
See also Types of academic doctor below
rel-top4|terms derived from doctor
an apple a day keeps the doctor away
Angelic Doctor
barefoot doctor
the Cape Doctor
cleaning-doctor
color-doctor, colour-doctor
bedoctor
company doctor
dedoctor
doc
doctoral
doctor-assisted suicide
doctor blade
doctor-box
doctordom
doctoress, doctress
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doctor-fish
doctor-gum
doctorhead, doctorhood
doctorism
doctorise, doctorize
doctorless
doctorly
Doctor Martens
Doctor of Divinity
Doctor of Law
Doctor of Letters
Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Science
Doctor of the Chair
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctors' Commons
doctor's curse
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doctor's gum
doctor-shears
doctorship
doctor's orders
the Doctors of the Church
doctorspeak
doctor's stuff, doctor-stuff
Dr, Dr.
family doctor
flying doctor
the Fremantle Doctor
herb doctor
horse-doctor
just what the doctor ordered, what the doctor ordered
lint-doctor
mad-doctor
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paradoctor
quack doctor
rain-doctor
saw doctor
school doctor
snake doctor
spin doctor
under-doctor
underdoctored
under the doctor
undoctor
undoctored
water-doctor
<!--"what the doctor ordered" is listed with "just what the doctor ordered" above-->
witch doctor
woman doctor
you are the doctor, you're the doctor
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Related terms
doctorand
doctorate
doctorial

Translations
trans-top|physician
Akan: dÉkota n
Arabic: &rlm;طبÙب&lrm; m, &rlm;طبÙبة&lrm; f
Aramaic:

Bulgarian: докÑÐ¾Ñ m
Chinese: é«ç, å»ç (yÄ«shÄng), 大夫 (dàifÅ«)
Czech: doktor m, lékaŠm
Danish: læge, doktor
Dutch: dokter m and f, arts#Dutch|arts m and f
Esperanto: kuracisto m and f
Ewe: ÉÉkta n, atikewÉla n
Finnish: lääkäri, tohtori
French: médecin m, docteur m
German: Arzt m, Ãrztin f, Mediziner m, Doktor m, Doktorin f
Greek: ιαÏÏÏÏ (iatrós) c, γιαÏÏÏÏ (ghiatrós) c
Hebrew: ר××¤× (rofe) m, ××ק××ר (doctor) (colloquial) m
Hungarian: t|hu|orvos m, t|hu|doktor m, t|hu|orvosnÅ f, t|hu|doktornÅ f
Icelandic: læknir m, doktor m
trans-mid
Italian: medico m, dottore m, dottoressa f, Dottor (alternative form used before a name)
Japanese: å»å¸« (ãã, ishi), å»è (ããã, isha)
Kurdish: KUchar|دکتÛر
Latin: medicus m, medica f
Maltese: tabib m, tabiba f
Martuthunira: juwayumarta
Novial: medike
Portuguese: doutor m, doutora f
Romanian: medic m, medicÄ f, #Romanian|doctor m, doctoare f
Russian: докÑÐ¾Ñ (doktor) m and f, вÑÐ°Ñ (vrach) m and f
Scottish Gaelic: lighiche m, lèigh m
Serbian: lekar m, lekarka f, zdravnik m, zdravnica f
Slovak: doktor m, lekár m
Slovene: zdravnik m, zdravnica f
Spanish: médico m, médica f
Swedish: doktor, läkare
Turkish: doktor, hekim, tabip
Ukrainian: лÑкаÑ
Urdu: Úاکٹر
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trans-top|person who has attained a doctorate
Bulgarian: докÑÐ¾Ñ m, Ð»ÐµÐºÐ°Ñ m, лекаÑка f
Chinese: å士 (bóshì)
Danish: doktor
Dutch: doctor m and f
Esperanto: doktoro m|f
Finnish: tohtori
German: Doktor m, Doktorin f
Greek: διδάκÏοÏÎ±Ï (thithactorás) c
Hebrew: ××ק××ר (doctor) m
Hungarian: t|hu|doktor
Icelandic: læknir m, doktor m
Italian: dottore m, dottoressa f
trans-mid
Japanese: å士 (ã¯ãã, hakushi, ã¯ãã hakase)
Kurdish: KUchar|دکتÛر
Maltese: dottor m, dottoressa f
Novial: doktore
Portuguese: doutor m, doutora f
Russian: докÑÐ¾Ñ (doktor) m and f
Scottish Gaelic: ollamh m
Slovak: doktor m
Slovene: doktor m, doktorica f
Swedish: doktor
Turkish: doktor
Ukrainian: докÑоÑ
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trans-top|veterinarian
Danish: dyrlæge
Dutch: dierenarts
Finnish: eläinlääkäri
German: Tierarzt m, Tierärztin f, Veterinär m
Hungarian: t|hu|állatorvos
Icelandic: dýralæknir m
Italian: veterinario m, dottore m (appellative)
Japanese: ç£å»å¸« (ããããã jÅ«ishi)
trans-mid
Maltese: veterinarju m, veterinarja f
Portuguese: doutor m, doutora f
Russian: докÑÐ¾Ñ (doktor) m and f, вÑÐ°Ñ (vrach) m and f
Scottish Gaelic: altrach-bheathaichean m, lèigh-bheathach m, lighiche-bheathaichean m
Slovak: veterinár m, zverolekár m
Turkish: veteriner, baytar
Ukrainian: веÑеÑинаÑ, лÑкаÑ
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Arabic: دÙتÙر
ttbc|Catalan: metge m [1][2] :ca:metge|(ca), metgesa f
ttbc|French: médecin f
ttbc|Polish: lekarz m, lekarka f, doktor m
ttbc|Romanian: medic m, medicÄ f, #Romanian|doctor m, doctoare f
ttbc|Sardinian: duttore m
ttbc|Telugu: à°µà±à°§à±à°¯à±à°¡à± (vaidhyudu)

Related terms
;Types of academic doctor:
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Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (D.A.O.M.)
Doctor of Arts (D.A.)
Doctor of Architecture (D.Arch.)
Doctor of Applied Science (D.A.S.)
Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.)
Doctor of Chemistry (D.Chem.)
Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)
Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.)
Doctor of Criminal Justice (D.C.J.)
Doctor of Comparative/Civil Law (D.C.L.)
Doctor of Computer Science (D.C.S.)
Doctor of Criminology (D.Crim.)
Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)
Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.)
Doctor of Design (Dr.DES.)
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
Doctor of Environmental Design (D.E.D.)
Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng.)
Doctor of Environment (D.Env.)
Doctor of Engineering Science (D.E.Sc./Sc.D.E.)
Doctor of Forestry (D.F.)
Doctor of Fine Arts (D.F.A.)
Doctor of Geological Science (D.G.S.)
Doctor of Hebrew Literature/Letters (D.H.L.)
Doctor of Health and Safety (D.H.S.)
Doctor of Hebrew Studies (D.H.S.)
Doctor of Industrial Technology (D.I.T.)
Doctor of Information Technology (D.I.T.)
Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.)
Doctor of Library Science (D.L.S.)
Doctor of Music (D.M.)
Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A., A.Mus.D.)
Doctor of Musical Education (D.M.E.)
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min./D.M.)
Doctor of Modern Languages (D.M.L.)
Doctor of Music Ministry (D.M.M.)
Doctor of Medical Science (D.M.Sc.)
Doctor of Nursing Science (D.N.Sc.)
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Doctor of Public Administration (D.P.A.)
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Doctor of Physical Education (D.P.E.)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.)
Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
Doctor of Public Health (D.P.H.)
Doctor of Professional Studies (D.P.S.)
Doctor of Religious Education (D.R.E.)
Doctor of Recreation (D.Rec./D.R.)
Doctor of Science (D.Sc./Sc.D.)
Doctor of Science in Dentistry (D.Sc.D.)
Doctor of Science and Hygiene (D.Sc.H.)
Doctor of Science in Veterinary Medicine (D.Sc.V.M.)
Doctor of Sacred Music (D.S.M.)
Doctor of Social Science (D.S.Sc.)
Doctor of Social Work (D.S.W.)
Doctor of Canon Law (J.C.D.)
Doctor of the Science of Law (L.Sc.D.)
Doctor of Rehabilitation (Rh.D.)
Doctor of Sacred Theology (S.T.D.)
Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)
Doctor of Technology (D.Tech.)
Doctor of Theology (Th.D.)
Doctor of the University (D.Univ)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Medical Doctor (D.V.M./V.M.D)
Divinitatis Doctor, Doctor of Divinity (D.D.)
Juris Doctor, Doctor of Law (J.D.)
Optometry Doctor, Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)
Legum Doctor, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)
Literarum Doctor, Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.)
Medicine Doctor, Doctor of Medicine (M.D./D.M.)
Music Doctor, Doctor of Music (D.Mus.)

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To act as a (medical) doctor to.
  2. transitive To make (someone) into an (academic) doctor.
  3. transitive To alter or make obscure, as with the intention to deceive, especially a document.
  4. rfv-sense transitive To castrate (an animal.)

Derived terms
doctored
doctorer
doctoring

Translations
trans-top|act as a medical doctor to
Danish: doktorere
Italian: curare, medicare
trans-mid
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trans-top|award the title of doctor to
Italian: addottorare
trans-mid
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trans-top|alter or make obscure, in order to deceive
Danish: forfalske
Finnish: tohtoroida
Italian: adulterare, falsificare
trans-mid
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trans-top|castrate (an animal)
Danish: kastrere
Italian: castrare
trans-mid
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See also
doctorand
w:Doctorate|Wikipedia article on doctorates
surgeon

Category:Occupations


Romanian

Etymology
L.|ro doctor, F.|ro docteur or G.|ro Doktor

Pronunciation
IPA|[ 'dok.tor ]|lang=ro

Noun
ro-noun|gendm|pldoctori|f=doctorÄ

  1. #English|doctor

Declension
ro-noun-m|pldoctori|defdoctorul

Related terms
medic#Romanian|medic

See also
докÑÐ¾Ñ (Moldavian cyrillic spelling)

Category:ro:Occupations

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