What is doctor?

  • (verb): Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive.
    Synonyms: sophisticate, doctor up
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on doctor, doctors:

Remembrance Of The Daleks
... British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts from 5 October to 26 October 1988 ... It is set in 1963, around the same time as the very first Doctor Who episode, An Unearthly Child ... Remembrance of the Daleks returns the Doctor to Coal Hill School and the junkyard at 76 Totter's Lane, locations first seen in that episode ...
Remembrance Of The Daleks - In Print
... and it is established that they refer to the Doctor as the "Ka Faraq Gatri", which is variously translated as "Bringer of Darkness" or "Destroyer of Worlds" ... the Virgin New Adventures series to refer to the increasingly dark actions of the Seventh Doctor and is referred to again in "Journey's End" where Davros condemns the Tenth Doctor as the "Destroyer ... UNIT Exposed, the 1991 Doctor Who Magazine Winter Special, suggested that the ICMG was a forerunner of UNIT ...
Remembrance Of The Daleks - Production - Cast Notes
... making him the first actor to appear in both the classic and new series of Doctor Who ... See also Celebrity appearances in Doctor Who ... Mark McGann, the brother of Eighth Doctor actor Paul McGann, was originally considered for the role of Mike Smith ...
David Arnold - Other Work
... In 2001, he provided a new arrangement of Ron Grainer's Doctor Who theme music for the Eighth Doctor audio dramas from Big Finish Productions ... His version was used as the Eighth Doctor theme starting with 2001's Storm Warning until 2008, when it was replaced with a new version arranged by Nicholas Briggs starting with Dead London ...
Remembrance Of The Daleks - Plot - Continuity - The Doctor
... The Doctor describes himself to Davros as "President Elect of the High Council of Time Lords" ... While the Doctor did become President in The Deadly Assassin, assumed the role in The Invasion of Time and was appointed once again as President in The Five Doctors, by the time of his sixth incarnation's ... In a scene deleted from the original broadcast, the Doctor also tells Davros that he is "far more than just another Time Lord" ...

More definitions of "doctor":

  • (noun): A person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution.
    Example: "She is a doctor of philosophy in physics"
    Synonyms: Dr.
  • (verb): Give medical treatment to.
  • (noun): (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the othodoxy of their theological teaching.
    Synonyms: Doctor of the Church
  • (noun): A licensed medical practitioner.
    Example: "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
    Synonyms: doc, physician, MD, Dr., medico
  • (noun): Children take the roles of doctor or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the doctor's office.
    Example: "The children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"

Famous quotes containing the word doctor:

    For words are wise men’s counters, they do but reckon by them; but they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, or a Thomas, or any other doctor whatsoever, if but a man.
    Thomas Hobbes (1579–1688)

    It is said, proverbially, that happy is the doctor who is called in when the disease is on its way out.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)

    The doctor of Geneva stamped the sand
    That lay impounding the Pacific swell,
    Patted his stove-pipe hat and tugged his shawl.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)