What are some alternative words for doctor?

Synonyms for doctor
ˈdɒk tər

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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)

    A person who has attained a doctorate, such as a Ph.D. or Th.D. or one of many other terminal degrees conferred by a college or university.

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

  2. doctor(noun)

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

  3. doctor(noun)

    A veterinarian; a member of the medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal the sick.

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

  4. doctor(noun)

    A nickname for a person who has special knowledge or talents to manipulate or arrange transactions.

    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.

    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

How to say doctor in sign language?

  1. doctor

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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
  • udokotela, umelaphi, inyanga, ugedlaZulu

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