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Pronunciation

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] doctor from doceō (teach).

Noun

Singular
doctor

Plural
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  1. A physician; a member of the 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.
  2. 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.
  3. A veterinarian; a member of the medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal the sick.

Usage notes

  • Doctor is capitalized when used as a title:
    Doctor Smith

Synonyms

Derived terms

See also Types of academic doctor below

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Translations

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Types of academic doctor
  • 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.)
  • 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

Infinitive
to doctor

Third person singular
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Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
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to doctor (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  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.

Derived terms

Translations

See also


Romanian

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] doctor, French docteur or [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:de derivations]] Doktor

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ 'dok.tor ]

Noun

doctor m. (plural doctori; feminine form doctoră)

  1. doctor

Declension


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Spanish

Noun

doctor m. (feminine doctora, masculine plural doctores, feminine plural doctoras)

  1. doctor

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