under a doctor's care

Definition of under a doctor's care

:being treated by a doctor
  • He is under a doctor's care.

Word by Word Definitions

under play
  1. : in or into a position below or beneath something

  2. : below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

  3. : in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. : below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

  2. : subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

  3. : receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. : lying or placed below, beneath, or on the ventral side

  2. : facing or protruding downward

  3. : lower in rank or authority : subordinate

doctor play
  1. : an eminent theologian declared a sound expounder of doctrine by the Roman Catholic Church —called also doctor of the church

  2. : a learned or authoritative teacher

  3. : a person who has earned one of the highest academic degrees (such as a PhD) conferred by a university

  1. : to give medical treatment to

  2. : to restore to good condition : repair

  3. : to adapt or modify for a desired end by alteration or special treatment

care play
  1. : suffering of mind : grief

  2. : a disquieted state of mixed uncertainty, apprehension, and responsibility

  3. : a cause for such anxiety

  1. : to feel trouble or anxiety

  2. : to feel interest or concern

  3. : to give care


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