Definition of doctor:
; a member of the medical
profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal the sick. The final examination and qualification may award a doctorate in which case the post-nominal letters are MD
in the US
; a person who has attained a doctorate
, such as a Ph.D.
or one of many other terminal degree
s conferred by a college
"if you still feel unwell tomorrow, go and see your doctor."
to act as a (medical) doctor to; to make (someone) into an (academic) doctor