verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of doctor
Can be confuseddoctor physician
Examples from the Web for doctor
My doctor insisted that once I filed this piece I lie down on my bed and not get out.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That is a fact recorded by the doctor in charge of the ambulance at the inquest.Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After what seemed a desperate eternity, a doctor shook his head.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not long after I was finally diagnosed, my doctor ordered a bone density scan.
My doctor put me on oral contraceptives to induce a period, figuring it would help build bone.
If a man will not pay his store bills you cannot expect him to pay his doctor.How to Collect a Doctor Bill|Frank P. Davis
Our job is to get the Doctor down here to look at that prize specimen before it moves off to the Deep Hole.The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle|Hugh Lofting
"I shouldn't think so," said the doctor, as if the point was a minor one.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
Now don't be foolish—stay here with Uncle George and the doctor until you cool down.Kennedy Square|F. Hopkinson Smith
The Doctor's cot gave a great crack as he started up listening, and I put my face deep in the pillow.The Virginian|Owen Wister
British Dictionary definitions for doctor
- to give medical treatment to
- to prescribe for (a disease or disorder)
Derived Formsdoctoral or doctorial (dɒkˈtɔːrɪəl), adjective
Word Origin for doctor
Medicine definitions for doctor
Idioms and Phrases with doctor
see just what the doctor ordered.