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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 of doctor croaker [slang], doc, medic, medico, physician, sawbones [slang] Words Related to doctor 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 of doctor 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 of doctor treat Words Related to doctor 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 of doctor mend, fix, patch, recondition, renovate, repair, revampWords Related to doctor 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 of doctor 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 of doctor acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, adapt, edit, fashion, fit, put, shape, suit, tailorWords Related to doctor 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 of doctor misadjust



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