What are some alternative words for doctor?

Synonyms for doctor
ˈdɒk tər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term doctor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medico(noun)

    a licensed medical practitioner

    "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"

    Synonyms:
    doc, medico, physician, mendelevium, medical student, atomic number 101

  2. Doctor of the Church, Doctor(noun)

    (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

    "the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"

    Synonyms:
    doc, medico, physician

  3. doctor(noun)

    children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office

    "the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"

    Synonyms:
    doc, medico, physician

  4. doctor, Dr.(verb)

    a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution

    "she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"

    Synonyms:
    doc, medico, physician

  5. sophisticate, doctor, doctor up(verb)

    alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

    "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"

    Synonyms:
    pervert, fix, furbish up, twist around, restore, twist, convolute, repair, mend, bushel, sophisticate, doctor up, touch on

  6. doctor(verb)

    give medical treatment to

    Synonyms:
    repair, furbish up, bushel, restore, touch on, mend, fix, sophisticate, doctor up

  7. repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on(verb)

    restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

    "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"

    Synonyms:
    touch, furbish up, cook, desexualise, sterilize, ready, concern, prepare, get, set up, compensate, revivify, remediate, recompense, secure, pertain, sterilise, gear up, impact, mend, regenerate, vivify, amend, situate, have-to doe with, heal, make, fasten, determine, renovate, bushel, desexualize, reestablish, define, specify, rejuvenate, reconstruct, sophisticate, quicken, refer, desex, affect, unsex, fixate, resort, restore, relate, rectify, touch on, recreate, deposit, remedy, repair, pay back, doctor up, posit, bear on, bear upon, come to, animate, reanimate, limit, revive, restitute, set, fix, pay off, reinstate, indemnify

Wiktionary

  1. doctor(noun)

    Synonyms:
    veterinary surgeon, medic, vet, physician, surgeon, veterinary, GP, sawbones, veterinarian, doc, family doctor, general practitioner

  2. doctor(noun)

    To act as a medical doctor to.

    Her children doctored her back to health.

    Synonyms:
    family doctor, general practitioner, vet, doc, veterinary surgeon, sawbones, surgeon, veterinary, medic, veterinarian, GP, physician

  3. doctor(noun)

    To make (someone) into an (academic) doctor.

    If you still feel unwell tomorrow, go see your doctor.

    Synonyms:
    sawbones, physician, general practitioner, surgeon, medic, veterinary, family doctor, GP, veterinarian, doc, veterinary surgeon, vet

  4. doctor(noun)

    To physically alter (medically or surgically) a living being in order to change growth or behavior.

    Synonyms:
    surgeon, family doctor, GP, vet, veterinary, sawbones, veterinarian, medic, physician, doc, veterinary surgeon, general practitioner

  5. doctor(verb)

    To genetically alter an extant species.

    Mendel's discoveries showed how the evolution of a species may be doctored.

    Synonyms:
    doc, veterinary, sawbones, GP, veterinarian, medic, surgeon, physician, family doctor, general practitioner, vet, veterinary surgeon

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. doctor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    instructor, teacher

  2. doctor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    adept, savant, learned man

  3. doctor(n.)

    Synonyms:
    physician, medical practitioner

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. doctor(n)

    Synonyms:
    physician, medical practitioner, leech, homeopath, allopath, interne, externe, savant, (ignorant) quack, empiric

  2. doctor(v)

    Synonyms:
    repair, treat, (Slang) tamper with, falsify, adulterate

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How to say doctor in sign language?

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How to use doctor in a sentence?

  1. Caroline Johnson:

    We knew it was going to be a very difficult battle, his doctor called it for all intents and purposes, ‘an angry mass’ — she knew it was a bad tumor after the colonoscopy; she thinks it was a polyp that went bad fast.

  2. Ronny Jackson:

    Z-Pak is the common name for Zithromax, an antibiotic that treats infections. The doctor at the medical unit rejected the request, insisting that the staffer first receive an examination. The doctor was particularly concerned about serious cardiac issues that can result from taking Z-Pak. The staffer grew frustrated, this person recalled, and responded: moments later, another colleague walked past the doctor, grabbed the Z-Paks and handed them to the White House staffer.

  3. Rachael Farrokh:

    My doctor wants me to stay here( in California) and is bringing the hospital basically to my bedside, i'll have a doctor, a registered nurse, therapist and other specialist treat me from home. My eating disorder doctor has set all of this up for me.

  4. Marcel Proust:

    Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge we make promise only; pain we obey.

  5. Sherry Wren:

    There will be patients who want to be seen, be reassured and want a doctor to check something out.


Translations for doctor

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • dokter, doktorAfrikaans
  • dɔkotaAkan
  • طبيبة, دُكْتور, طَبيبArabic
  • həkim, doktorAzerbaijani
  • ле́карка, ура́ч, ўрач, до́ктар, ле́карBelarusian
  • лекувам, доктор, лекарBulgarian
  • ডাক্তারBengali
  • metge, metgessaCatalan, Valencian
  • лорChechen
  • doktor, falzifikovat, lékařCzech
  • meddyg, meddygesWelsh
  • doktorere, doktor, læge, forfalskeDanish
  • Doktorin, Ärztin, Doktor, Mediziner, Arzt, doktorieren, MedizinerinGerman
  • ɖɔkta, atikewɔlaEwe
  • ιατρός, διδάκτορας, γιατρόςGreek
  • doktoro, virdoktoro, virkuracisto, kuracistino, kuracisto, doktorinoEsperanto
  • doctora, médico, doctor, médicaSpanish
  • arst, doktorEstonian
  • osagile, sendagileBasque
  • پزشک, دکتر, طبیبPersian
  • tohtori, lääkäri, tohtoroidaFinnish
  • docteur, médecinFrench
  • dochtúirIrish
  • ollamh, lèigh, dotair, lighicheScottish Gaelic
  • doutor, médicoGalician
  • דוקטור, רופא, רופאהHebrew
  • डाक्टर, डॉक्टर, चिकित्सकHindi
  • doktor, orvosnő, orvos, doktornőHungarian
  • բժիշկ, դոկտորArmenian
  • doktor, dokterIndonesian
  • doktoroIdo
  • læknir, doktorIcelandic
  • adulterare, falsificare, dottore, dottoressa, Dottor, medico, curare, medicare, addottorareItalian
  • 博士, 医者, -先生, 医師Japanese
  • დოქტორი, ექიმიGeorgian
  • dagitariKikuyu, Gikuyu
  • дәрігерKazakh
  • nakorsaqKalaallisut, Greenlandic
  • ពេទ្យ, គ្រូពេទ្យ, មើល, បណ្ឌិត, បរិញ្ញឯកKhmer
  • 醫師, 의사Korean
  • дарыгерKyrgyz
  • medica, medicusLatin
  • ແພດ, ທ່ານໝໍ, ຫມໍLao
  • daktaras, gydytojas, daktarėLithuanian
  • doktore, ārsts, ārste, doktorsLatvian
  • tākuta, rataMāori
  • лекарка, доктор, докторка, лекарMacedonian
  • эмчMongolian
  • doktorMalay
  • tabib, tabiba, dottor, dottoressaMaltese
  • ဆရာဝန်Burmese
  • valsificeren, dokter, dokteren, doctor, artsDutch
  • legeNorwegian
  • azeeʼííłʼíníNavajo, Navaho
  • mètgeOccitan
  • medyk, doktor, lekarz, lekarkaPolish
  • doutor, doutora, médicoPortuguese
  • mediRomansh
  • doctor, medic, doctorițăRomanian
  • до́ктор, врач, ле́карь, ме́дикRussian
  • datori, medicuSardinian
  • здравник, љекар, liječnica, лечник, лекарка, лијечник, vračitelj, dȍktorica, лечница, vračiteljica, liječnik, lekarka, врачитељица, zdravnik, lečnica, zdravnica, ljekarka, здравница, dȍktor, lekar, lečnik, љекарка, ljekar, лијечница, врачитељ, лекарSerbo-Croatian
  • දොස්තරSinhala, Sinhalese
  • doktor, lekárSlovak
  • zdravnik, doktorica, zdravnica, doktorSlovene
  • mjekAlbanian
  • ngakaSouthern Sotho
  • fiffla med, läkare, manipulera, doktorSwedish
  • dokta, daktariSwahili
  • மருத்துவர்Tamil
  • వైద్యుడుTelugu
  • табиб, пизишк, докторTajik
  • เวช, แพทย์, ปริญญาเอก, ดุษฎีบัณฑิต, หมอThai
  • ዶክተርTigrinya
  • врач, wraç, hekimTurkmen
  • doktorTagalog
  • ngakaTswana
  • doktor, hekim, tabipTurkish
  • доктор, табибTatar
  • تېۋىپ, دوختۇر, دوكتورUyghur, Uighur
  • лі́кар, до́кторUkrainian
  • ڈاکٹرUrdu
  • shifokor, doktor, tabibUzbek
  • tiến sĩ, bác sĩ y khoa, bác sĩVietnamese
  • hisanan, medinel, sanan, dokan, hidokan, jisanan, jidokan, sanel, dokelVolapük
  • medcén, méde, docteur, doctoresseWalloon
  • דאָקטאָר, דאָקטערYiddish
  • 医生Chinese
  • udokotela, umelaphi, inyanga, ugedlaZulu

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