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
Words nearby doctor
Example sentences from the Web for doctored
Either somebody else painted them start to finish, or somebody else doctored them up.
Klopfer alleged in an interview with RH Reality Check that these anti-abortion groups have doctored his forms.Indiana’s Crazy Administrative Abortion Demands Have Doctors Racking Up the Violations|Emily Shire|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They may have been doctored by someone before they were released.
Remember the doctored photo of a shark swimming in a flooded New Jersey neighborhood after Hurricane Sandy?Twitter Explodes Over Boston Bombings, but Cooler Voices Urge Restraint|Lauren Ashburn|April 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In desperate attempts at denial, some claimed the photos were doctored and the whole fiasco was an elaborate PR stunt.
In the Liquozone article of this series I showed how medical evidence is itself "doctored."The Great American Fraud|Samuel Hopkins Adams
We tasted many samples before we left, but I own I have no liking for sherries, simple or doctored.Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
Fred attended to him, doctored such of the crew as needed it, and successfully set a stoker's dislocated forefinger.Chatterbox, 1905.|Various
The doctored package would be opened and the shortage would be found.
It would need only one tank of doctored fuel to be delivered to the airfield, and it need not be used for weeks.Space Platform|Murray Leinster
British Dictionary definitions for doctored
- 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 doctored
Idioms and Phrases with doctored
see just what the doctor ordered.