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doctor
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 10
1. A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge learned man.
4. Doctorate.
5. A physician.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To confer a doctorate upon; to make a doctor.
3. To tamper with and arrange for one's own purposes; to falsify; to adulterate; as, to doctor election returns; to doctor whisky.
Examples of usage:
  • What's the matter, Doctor? - "Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3", Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds.
  • Doctor Magruder is spoken of over and over again. - "A Portrait of Old George Town", Grace Dunlop Ecker.
  • You are a doctor, I believe? - "A Bachelor's Dream", Mrs. Hungerford.
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