verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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WATCH NOW: When Did The Word "Doctor" Become Medical?
The roots of the word "doctor" don’t have anything to do with medical practice. So when did this word start describing those in the medical field?
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Origin of doctor
OTHER WORDS FROM doctor
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH doctordoctor , physician
Words nearby doctor
Example sentences from the Web for doctor
Instead, the doctor informed her that he had also removed one of her fallopian tubes and that she could expect to have difficulty conceiving if she wanted to have more children.A woman in ICE detention says her fallopian tube was removed without her consent|Nicole Narea|September 17, 2020|Vox
Sridhar wasn’t at all surprised that Israel just imposed a new lockdown, or that Madrid — where doctors are calling the situation “March in slow motion” — is also resorting to lockdown measures.
A very popular example is that it’s virtually impossible to rank a website providing medical advice without an actual doctor writing the articles.Google ranking factors to change search in 2021: Core Web Vitals, E-A-T, or AMP?|Aleh Barysevich|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Watch
In other words, the original suggestion that people not wear masks derived at least to some extent from the inability of the government to provide sufficient protective equipment to doctors and nurses.Parsing Trump’s baffling, head-slapping comments on mask-wearing|Philip Bump|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
She says that her dream of becoming a doctor and helping people wasn’t possible at the time, but now she feels like a doctor and is so proud to be part of helping people.How the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing have risen to the COVID-19 challenge|lbelanger225|September 10, 2020|Fortune
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
"I shouldn't think so," said the doctor, as if the point was a minor one.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
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
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 forms of doctordoctoral or doctorial (dɒkˈtɔːrɪəl), adjective
Word Origin for doctor
Medical definitions for doctor
Idioms and Phrases with doctor
see just what the doctor ordered.