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1 doctor /ˈdɑːktɚ/ noun
plural doctors
1 doctor
/ˈdɑːktɚ/
noun
plural doctors
Learner's definition of DOCTOR
[count]
◊ The abbreviation Dr. is usually used in writing when doctor is being used as a title for a specific person.
: a person who is skilled in the science of medicine : a person who is trained and licensed to treat sick and injured people
the doctor or the doctor's : the place where a doctor works
US
: a dentist used chiefly as a title or as a form of address
: a person who is trained to treat sick and injured animals : veterinarian used chiefly as a title or as a form of address
: a person who has the highest degree (such as a PhD) given by a university

just what the doctor ordered

informal
: exactly what is wanted or needed
see also spin doctor, witch doctor
2 doctor /ˈdɑːktɚ/ verb
doctors; doctored; doctoring
2 doctor
/ˈdɑːktɚ/
verb
doctors; doctored; doctoring
Learner's definition of DOCTOR
[+ object]
: to change (something) especially in order to trick or deceive people
: to add something (such as alcohol or drugs) to (a food or drink)
: to give medical treatment to (an injury, a person, etc.)
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