verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of doctor
OTHER WORDS FROM doctor
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH doctordoctor , physician.
Example sentences from the Web for doctor
To help develop it, he hired a doctoral student in philosophy, Larry Sanger, whom he first met in online discussion groups.
Her doctoral thesis, says Ramin Takloo at the University of Illinois, was simply outstanding.Iranian Math Genius Mirzakhani Unveiled by President Rouhani|IranWire|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even Rachel Maddow, who wrote her doctoral thesis on AIDS reform in prisons, seemed surprised by the seemingly magnanimous move.
I help advise Omer, a twenty-eight year old journalist, in his doctoral studies at Rotterdam University.
I'm wrapping up a doctoral degree in the physical sciences and heading to an industrial job in a few months.
Excuse me if I take from under you, for a moment, your doctoral chair, and land you on one of the forms of the primary department.
The study, however, was undertaken as a doctoral dissertation at Columbia.
The doctoral and magistral canonries alluded to by Philip afforded a special grievance.A History of The Inquisition of Spain; vol. 2,|Henry Charles Lea
This work is a doctoral dissertation of Vanderbilt University.
A number of French doctoral dissertations by Chinese students deal with Chinese local government.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
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.