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
Johnson also wondered aloud whether doctors and medical experts were backing another drug, remdesivir, over hydroxychloroquine because remdesivir sales bring in more money for pharmaceutical companies.Senate holds hearing on hydroxychloroquine, despite no evidence it works against covid-19|Marisa Iati|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Engel-Natzke took all the telephone calls, came up with the questions to ask doctors and recorded every phone call for the family.Emily Engel-Natzke’s dad was her ‘biggest fan.’ He died of covid-19 before her hockey triumph.|Samantha Pell|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Take the simple steps that the doctors have talked about today because there is a light at the end of the tunnel.Pfizer and BioNTech will seek regulatory clearance of their coronavirus vaccine|Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
According to Hayes, doctors said he was lucky to have not taken his nitroglycerin pills because they could’ve increased the chance of his blood clot moving to his brain, which could cause a stroke or aneurysm.A high school football coach had a heart attack during a game, but didn’t leave until it was done|Kyle Melnick|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The city plans to distribute the vaccine by work setting, not by profession — so anyone who works in a hospital will be on the early list to get a dose, not just nurses and doctors.D.C.’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Julie Zauzmer|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
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
The video had been doctored to present a black official in the Department of Agriculture, Shirley Sherrod, as an anti-white bigot.
He doctored de slaves when dey got sick, an' if dey got bad off he sen' for er sho nuff doctor an' paid de bills.
Most o' de time when we got sick our mother doctored us with herbs which she had in de garden.
Haydn passed on Lidley's book to him, van Swieten had it translated and doctored to suit his own taste, and Haydn set to work.Haydn|John F. Runciman
When melted and doctored, it is sold for Barbadoes, hepatic, and even Socotrine aloes.
"Well, we'll see," said grandmother, as the carriage stopped at the jeweller's shop where the poor brooches were to be doctored.Grandmother Dear|Mrs. Molesworth
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.