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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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