doctor

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɒktər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdɑktɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(doktər)


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doctor

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [an eye, a family, a medical, a veterinary] doctor
  2. a [qualified, junior] doctor
  3. a [good, terrible, brilliant] doctor
  4. is [in school, studying] to be a doctor
  5. a doctor of [philosophy, science, linguistics]
  6. the doctor may [want, order, prescribe, recommend]
  7. have a doctor's appointment [on Monday, at 8:00]
  8. need to [see, go to, consult] a doctor
  9. (need to) get you to a doctor
  10. get a doctor to [examine you, look you over]
  11. am [seeing] a doctor [on Monday]
  12. [see] a doctor [immediately, right away] (if)
  13. would like to [see] [a different, another, a new, a second] doctor
  14. [tell, consult, ask] your doctor
  15. called for the doctor
  16. is anyone a doctor?!
  17. is there a doctor in the [house, restaurant]?
  18. what does your doctor say?
  19. [get, need] a doctor's opinion (about)
  20. [need, get] a doctor's note
  21. at the doctor's office
  22. UK: at the doctor's surgery
  23. the doctor [examined, checked, comforted] the patient
  24. let's play doctors and nurses
  25. a [script, spin] doctor
  26. I'm under doctor's orders (not) to
  27. most doctors [prescribe, recommend, advise]
v
  1. doctored the [evidence, results, facts, photos, samples]
  2. doctored the [facts] to [favor, include, show, suit]
  3. accused (him) of doctoring the [evidence]
  4. doctored her drink with [laxatives, sedatives, drugs]
  5. sports: doctored the ball
  6. dated: doctored [his broken arm, the lacerations]
  7. dated: doctored [her, the victim, the patient]
  8. dated: doctored back to health
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