Word of the Day: Doctor
doc-tor / dŏk-tər
1. a physician or medical practitioner
Medicines cure diseases but only doctors can cure patients.
2. a person with a PhD an academic professional degree meaning doctor of philosophy
Dr. is not just my prefix it’s my superpower.
1. to falsify; to change the content or the appearance of something such as a document or picture in order to deceive
The idiom ‘to cook the books’ means to doctor financial documents to make a company appear to be more profitable than it actually is.
2. to treat medically
Dr. Emile Coue doctored his patients by telling them to repeat the mantra, ‘Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better.’