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Synonyms for doctor

to give medical aid to


to restore to proper condition or functioning

to impart a false character to (something) by alteration

to make impure or inferior by deceptively adding foreign substances

Synonyms for doctor

(Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office

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a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution

alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

give medical treatment to

References in classic literature ?
Vanstone should die," pursued the doctor, completing the question which Miss Garth had not the heart to conclude for herself, "I believe I am right in telling you that the property would, as a matter of legal course, go to the children.
You have been in a railway accident," the doctor told him, "and you were brought here afterwards.
Oh, yes, sir," beamed Pollyanna; and the woman, in obedience to a nod from the doctor, led the way down the hall at once, though plainly with vast surprise on her face.
The family doctor gave her cod liver oil, then iron, then nitrate of silver, but as the first and the second and the third were alike in doing no good, and as his advice when spring came was to go abroad, a celebrated physician was called in.
The story of Doctor Reefy and his courtship of the tall dark girl who became his wife and left her money to him is a very curious story.
But, sitting at work, not far from Doctor Strong, was a very pretty young lady - whom he called Annie, and who was his daughter, I supposed - who got me out of my difficulty by kneeling down to put Doctor Strong's shoes on, and button his gaiters, which she did with great cheerfulness and quickness.
His sister, Sarah Dolittle, was housekeeper for him; but the Doctor looked after the garden himself.
His manner, I suppose, reacted on the men, for they behaved to him as if nothing had occurred, as if he were still ship's doctor and they still faithful hands before the mast.
Doctor," cried Villefort, "alas, doctor, how often has man's justice been deceived by those fatal words.
There was once upon a time a poor peasant called Crabb, who drove with two oxen a load of wood to the town, and sold it to a doctor for two talers.
The doctor had carefully taken his position by the altitude of the stars, during the preceding night.
One evening, when Philip had reached his last week with Doctor South, a child came to the surgery door while the old doctor and Philip were making up prescriptions.
On the stairs he met a Russian army doctor smoking a cigar.
In years to come, he reflected gloomily, when the great building estate which was to have been developed more than a year ago was really opened up, there might be an opportunity where he was, a very excellent opportunity, too, for a young doctor of ability.
He never saw Daughtry again, because Daughtry saw Doctor Emory first.