['dɒktə] or ['dɑktɚ]
(noun.) children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office; 'the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor'.
(noun.) a licensed medical practitioner; 'I felt so bad I went to see my doctor'.
(noun.) a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution; 'she is a doctor of philosophy in physics'.
(verb.) give medical treatment to.
(n.) A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge learned man.
(n.) An academical title, originally meaning a men so well versed in his department as to be qualified to teach it. Hence: One who has taken the highest degree conferred by a university or college, or has received a diploma of the highest degree; as, a doctor of divinity, of law, of medicine, of music, or of philosophy. Such diplomas may confer an honorary title only.
(n.) One duly licensed to practice medicine; a member of the medical profession; a physician.
(n.) Any mechanical contrivance intended to remedy a difficulty or serve some purpose in an exigency; as, the doctor of a calico-printing machine, which is a knife to remove superfluous coloring matter; the doctor, or auxiliary engine, called also donkey engine.
(n.) The friar skate.
(v. t.) To treat as a physician does; to apply remedies to; to repair; as, to doctor a sick man or a broken cart.
(v. t.) To confer a doctorate upon; to make a doctor.
(v. t.) To tamper with and arrange for one's own purposes; to falsify; to adulterate; as, to doctor election returns; to doctor whisky.
(v. i.) To practice physic.
n. . Instructor, teacher.. Adept, savant, learned man.. Physician, medical practitioner.
n. one who has received from a university the highest degree in a faculty: a physician: a medical practitioner: a cleric especially skilled in theology or ecclesiastical law.—v.t. to treat as a doctor does: to adulterate: to make alterations on: to falsify: to address as doctor: to create a doctor.—v.i. to take physic: to practise medicine.—adj. Doc′toral.—ns. Doc′torate Doc′torship; Doc′toress Doc′tress a female physician.—Doctors' Commons before the establishment of the Divorce Court and Probate Court in 1857 the college of the doctors of civil law in London incorporated by royal charter in 1768; Doctor's stuff medicine.
This is a most auspicious dream, denoting good health and general prosperity, if you meet him socially, for you will not then spend your money for his services. If you be young and engaged to marry him, then this dream warns you of deceit. To dream of a doctor professionally, signifies discouraging illness and disagreeable differences between members of a family. To dream that a doctor makes an incision in your flesh, trying to discover blood, but failing in his efforts, denotes that you will be tormented and injured by some evil person, who may try to make you pay out money for his debts. If he finds blood, you will be the loser in some transaction.
One who lays you up.
- Indeed, Doctor, said Holmes blandly. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- The doctor's coming, she said. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- Our friend, the doctor, was hard put to it when he wrote this. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- He told me, in return, that he wondered I had arrived at my time of life, without knowing that a doctor's skin was waterproof. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- But, Doctor Manette. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- Yes, said the doctor. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- Hundreds of People The quiet lodgings of Doctor Manette were in a quiet street-corner not far from Soho-square. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- He doctors sick horses, I dare say? 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.
- I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another's company and aid in consultation. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- One of the doctors put a mask over her face and I looked through the door and saw the bright small amphitheatre of the operating room. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- He had an abnormally large but well-shaped head, and it is said that the local doctors feared he might have brain trouble. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- Doctors' Commons was approached by a little low archway. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- The two doctors took offence at my obstinacy. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Other doctors have superseded HIM; and nobody who can help it will employ me. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Be satisfied with doctoring and coddling yourself and the children, and let me look as I chuse. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- THEY must put up with the man with the piebald hair, and the gipsy complexion--or they would get no doctoring at all. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- No, no, Mary, no doctoring! 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- Even milk is not exempt, but is doctored to prevent souring, the preservative most generally used by milk dealers being formaldehyde. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.