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to give medical aid to

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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 ?
When the doctors were left alone, the family doctor began timidly explaining his opinion, that there was a commencement of tuberculous trouble, but...and so on.
The family doctor respectfully ceased in the middle of his observations.
'I could wish it done as soon as it can be done, Wickfield,' said Doctor Strong, 'for Jack Maldon is needy, and idle; and of those two bad things, worse things sometimes come.
'Jack Maldon will never be very busy in getting either, I expect,' said Doctor Strong, rubbing his chin thoughtfully.
"Because, you see, since I am mutineers' doctor, or prison doctor as I prefer to call it," says Doctor Livesey in his pleasantest way, "I make it a point of honour not to lose a man for King George (God bless him!) and the gallows."
Tupman at this summary proceeding, great as it was, was immeasurably exceeded by the astonishment of the doctor. The stranger was young, and the widow was flattered.
"No," replied the doctor, bending over him, "but he is very weak; so let us lay him under the awning."
"Rheumatism is still the great mystery," Doctor Emory said, returning to Daughtry as if deflected by the thought.
I used often to compare my own true guineas, half-crowns and shillings with our imitations under the doctor's supervision, and was always amazed at the resemblance.
And one day when an old lady with rheumatism came to see the Doctor, she sat on the hedgehog who was sleeping on the sofa and never came to see him any more, but drove every Saturday all the way to Oxenthorpe, another town ten miles off, to see a different doctor.
"That depends upon many things," the doctor replied.
"I come to ask your opinion, sir, on the state of my heart," she said; "and I am recommended by a patient, who has consulted you with advantage to herself." She placed a card on the doctor's writing-desk, and added: "I have become acquainted with the lady, by being one of the lodgers in her house."
The doctor rose to his feet with a little thrill of excitement.
In the year 1860, the reputation of Doctor Wybrow as a London physician reached its highest point.
DOCTOR PARCIVAL was a large man with a drooping mouth covered by a yellow mustache.