A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge; a learned man.
One duly licensed to practice medicine; a member of the medical profession; a physician.
To practice physic.
A doctor of medicine, a doctor of osteopathy, licensed to practice medicine or surgery by the Board of Medical Examiners in the state of practice, a doctor of dentistry, a doctor of podiatry, a doctor of chiropractic, a doctor of optometry, or a doctor of psychology who must be licensed or certified in the state of practice and has a doctorate degree in psychology and at least two years clinical experience in a recognized health setting or has met the standards of the National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology. All of the above must be duly licensed to practice by the state in which any service is performed.
A licensed practitioner of the healing arts acting within the scope of his or her license and practice.
a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
a person, especially a physician, dentist or veterinarian trained in the healing arts and licensed to practice medicine
a physician or surgeon who is licensed to practice medicine where that practice is located
a general name for a person trained in medicine. In everyday conversation, 'doctor' usually refers to a GP or family doctor ('I'm off to see the doctor' or 'I have a doctor's appointment at 11 o'clock').
a person licensed to care for or treat people or animals, such as a physician, dentist, or veterinarian.
anyone with a doctorate; not necessarily associated with practioners of medicine
1. One whose occupation is to treat diseases, particularly a physician, dentist, or veterinarian with an appropriate license. 2. A teacher (particularly at a college or university), a scholar, or one who holds a postgraduate degree (especially a Ph.D. degree). 3. A shaman.