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noun as in medical practitioner

verb as in fix up, treat

verb as in adulterate, tamper with


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Example Sentences

Instead, the doctor informed her that he had also removed one of her fallopian tubes and that she could expect to have difficulty conceiving if she wanted to have more children.

From Vox

Sridhar wasn’t at all surprised that Israel just imposed a new lockdown, or that Madrid — where doctors are calling the situation “March in slow motion” — is also resorting to lockdown measures.

From Vox

A very popular example is that it’s virtually impossible to rank a website providing medical advice without an actual doctor writing the articles.

In other words, the original suggestion that people not wear masks derived at least to some extent from the inability of the government to provide sufficient protective equipment to doctors and nurses.

She says that her dream of becoming a doctor and helping people wasn’t possible at the time, but now she feels like a doctor and is so proud to be part of helping people.

From Fortune

My doctor insisted that once I filed this piece I lie down on my bed and not get out.

That is a fact recorded by the doctor in charge of the ambulance at the inquest.

After what seemed a desperate eternity, a doctor shook his head.

Not long after I was finally diagnosed, my doctor ordered a bone density scan.

My doctor put me on oral contraceptives to induce a period, figuring it would help build bone.

How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.

He is what the bill wishes to make for us, a regular root doctor, and will suit the place exactly.

You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.

He became a doctor in two hours, and it only cost him twenty dollars to complete his education.

Though, as everybody well knew, the doctor had forbidden her to lift so much as a pin!

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On this page you'll find 145 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to doctor, such as: expert, physician, professor, scientist, specialist, and surgeon.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.