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doctor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of doctor

  1. a person specially trained in healing human medical disorders <we called a doctor as soon as we realized the baby was sick> Synonyms croaker [slang], doc, medic, medico, physician, sawbones [slang] Related Words family doctor, family physician, family practitioner, general practitioner; anesthesiologist, dermatologist, gynecologist, internist, neurologist, ob-gyn, obstetrician, ophthalmologist, orthopedist, pathologist, pediatrician (also pediatrist), physiatrist, podiatrist, radiologist, urologist; attending, clinician, hospitalist; specialist; plastic surgeon, surgeon; intern (also interne), resident; aidman, nurse, nurse-practitioner; EMT, paramedic (also paramedical); physical therapist, physiotherapist Antonyms nondoctor, nonphysician




doctor

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of doctor

  1. 1 to give medical treatment to <a pledge to doctor the burn victims until they were whole again> Synonyms treat Related Words cure, heal, mend, rehabilitate, remedy; attend, care (for), dose, drug, hospitalize, minister (to), nurse

  2. 2 to put into good shape or working order again <spends his spare time doctoring old clocks> Synonyms mend, fix, patch, recondition, renovate, repair, revampRelated Words fix up, furbish, overhaul, rebuild, reconstruct, refurbish; aid, cure, heal, help; condition, prepare, ready; care (for), maintain, service; freshen, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, rejuvenate, renew, restore, revitalize, revive; adjust, correct, modify, rectify, redress, reform, right; ameliorate, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorateNear Antonyms blemish, break, damage, deface, disfigure, flaw, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mar, ruin, spoil, vandalize, wreck; cripple, disable, maim, mangle, mutilate

  3. 3 to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation <slightly doctored his standard campaign speech for a collegiate audience> Synonyms acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, adapt, edit, fashion, fit, put, shape, suit, tailorRelated Words readapt, readjust; customize, gear, match, model, pattern; attune, correct, harmonize, square, tune; establish, root, settle; acquaint, familiarize, orient, orientate; equip, prepare, prime, rehearse; harden, inure, season, toughen; alter, convert, make over, modify, recast, reclaim, recycle, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refashion, refigure, refit, refocus, reinvent, rejigger, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, transform; accustom, condition, habilitate, habituate, naturalize; ready, season; bend; fiddle (with), fine-tune, phase, register, regulate, rigNear Antonyms misadjust




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