\ ˈdäk How to pronounce doc (audio) \

Definition of doc

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: doctor

Definition of doc (Entry 2 of 2)


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Synonyms & Antonyms for doc

Synonyms: Noun

Antonyms: Noun

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Examples of doc in a Sentence

Noun Am I going to be OK, doc? currently completing a residency as an emergency room doc
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The Weeknd's Super Bowl halftime show will get its own documentary Showtime will pull back the curtains on how one of the biggest musical productions occurred during the pandemic in an upcoming doc. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "The 13 Best Things That Happened in Music This Week (February 12)," 12 Feb. 2021 The district board committee published its reasoning for each of the 44 name changes in a Google doc publicly available online. Grant Addison, Washington Examiner, "Frisco's folly," 11 Feb. 2021 If anyone gets sick, go into an official two-week lockdown, and contact a doc to ask about getting tested. Molly Longman,, "The Super Bowl May Cause An Uptick In COVID-19 Cases — Here’s How To Watch Safely," 5 Feb. 2021 The house, in Edina's Indian Hills neighborhood, is now on the market because Ibrahim, whose Somali-refugee-turned-top-doc story is worthy of a feature film, is relocating for work and family to Dallas. Rohan Preston, Star Tribune, "Minnesota homes with star auras or dark histories hold a strange fascination," 29 Jan. 2021 This doc tells the story of the rise and fall of Big Brother, a subversive skateboarding that had its heyday in the mid-1990s and the impact the magazine had on the greater skating subculture. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "The Best Hulu Documentaries to Watch Now," 26 Nov. 2020 Musical iconoclast Frank Zappa is profiled in this rock doc directed by Alex Winter. Los Angeles Times, "Yes, Virginia, there are movies this holiday season. Here’s where to find them," 19 Nov. 2020 But Troy Smith reports the team behind Saturday’s special deserves credit for packing tons of emotion and rare footage into a two-hour rock doc. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, "Ohio sticks with President Donald Trump: The Wake Up for Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020," 4 Nov. 2020 In the doc, Billman aims to go beyond the book’s Chapman-Mays focus. Marc Bona, cleveland, "‘Believeland’ filmmaker Andy Billman to direct Cleveland-focused ‘War on the Diamond’," 20 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of doc


1740, in the meaning defined above

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27 Feb 2021

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“Doc.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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\ ˈdäk How to pronounce doc (audio) \

Medical Definition of doc

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: doctor used chiefly as a familiar term of address

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