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)

    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. Ziyad Al-Aly:

    If people find themselves taking over the counter PPI frequently, then a doctor consultation is definitely needed to determine best and safest options available to that patient.

  2. Ardie Sayers:

    Like the doctor at the Mayo Clinic said, 'Yes, a part of this has to be on football,' it wasn't so much getting hit in the head. ... It's just the shaking of the brain when they took him down with the force they play the game in.

  3. Ziba Murat:

    She is a gentle woman, has always been non-political and compassionate. She became a doctor as a way to help other people, something she saw as an obligation, not a choice. She didnt travel to any Muslim-majority countries, all she did was talk (to her daughters) in the U.S., it has been two years, and we dont even know if she is alive. That people like her can be targeted shows how cruel this government can be.

  4. Jane OMeara Sanders:

    They did a few tests and the doctor there said, she said, Youre having a heart event, and it just struck me. I could not believe it.

  5. Eduardo Bruera:

    It’s unfortunate, but it’s the reality of life that when the doctor needs to give the patient bad news, the perception of that patient may be that of a less compassionate doctor.


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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