|1.||[ noun ] (medicine,work) a licensed medical practitioner|
|Synonyms:||physician Dr. MD medico doc|
"I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
|Related terms:||medical_practitioner quack surgeon veterinarian intern specialist extern down christiaan_eijkman burrill_bernard_crohn GP hodgkin allergist abortionist ross albert_schweitzer simpson etienne-louis_arthur_fallot gilbert harvey edward_jenner bartholin aletta_jacobs harry_f._klinefelter clemence_sophia_harned_lozier gastroenterologist house_physician franz_anton_mesmer manson paracelsus peter_mark_roget benjamin_rush bruce anna_howard_shaw barany sydenham e._a._von_willebrand hakeem angiologist primary_care_physician abul-walid_mohammed_ibn-ahmad_ibn-mohammed_ibn-roshd abu_ali_al-husain_ibn_abdallah_ibn_sina doctor-patient_relation|
|2.||[ verb ] (medicine) give medical treatment to|
|Related terms:||treat vet medicine|
|3.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||theologian Roman_Catholic basil Gregory Augustine ambrose athanasius gregory_nazianzen eusebius_hieronymus john_chrysostom Roman_Catholic|
|4.||[ verb ] alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive|
|Synonyms:||doctor_up adulterate sophisticate|
"Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
|Related terms:||change adulterate|
|5.||[ noun ] (games) children take the roles of doctor or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the doctor's office|
"the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7489|
|7.||[ verb ] restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken|
|Synonyms:||repair fix mend restore furbish_up touch_on bushel|
"She repaired her TV set" "Repair my shoes please"
|Related terms:||break better darn patch fill fiddle sole cobble vamp heel point piece trouble-shoot repair repairman restoration|
|8.||[ noun ] (education) a person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution|
"she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"