- A licensed medical practitioner.
- usage: "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
- Roman Catholic Church. ( a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching)
- usage: "the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"
- synonyms: Doctor of the Church
- Children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office.
- usage: "the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"
- A person who holds Ph. D. Degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution.
- usage: "she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"
- synonyms: Dr.
- Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive.
- usage: "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
- Give medical treatment to.
- Restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken.
- usage: "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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