doctor

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
doctor

Plural
doctors

"The Doctor" by Luke Fildes
  1. (countable) A person who helps people who are sick, and looks after their health.
  2. (countable) A person who can work very well about a particular thing and is given the title Doctor by a university, for example a doctor in psychology could be called Doctor John Smith.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
doctor

Third-person singular
doctors

Past tense
doctored

Past participle
doctored

Present participle
doctoring

  1. (transitive) If you doctor someone, you act as a medical doctor towards them.
  2. (transitive) If you doctor something or someone, you change them.