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Police vs. Doctor

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Policenoun

A civil force granted the legal authority for law enforcement and maintaining public order.

‘Call the police!’; ‘The police operating in New York City operate under the New York City Police Department, several other City agencies and boards, and several public authorities.’;

Doctornoun

A physician; a member of the medical profession; one who is trained and licensed to heal the sick or injured. The final examination and qualification may award a doctor degree in which case the post-nominal letters are D.O., DPM, M.D., DMD, DDS, in the US or MBBS in the UK.

‘If you still feel unwell tomorrow, see your doctor.’;

Policenoun

A police officer.

Doctornoun

A person who has attained a doctorate, such as a Ph.D. or Th.D. or one of many other terminal degrees conferred by a college or university.

Policenoun

(obsolete) Policy.

Doctornoun

A veterinarian; a medical practitioner who treats non-human animals.

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Policenoun

(obsolete) Communal living; civilization.

Doctornoun

A nickname for a person who has special knowledge or talents to manipulate or arrange transactions.

Policenoun

The regulation of a given community or society; administration, law and order etc.

Doctornoun

(obsolete) A teacher; one skilled in a profession or a branch of knowledge; a learned man.

Policeverb

(transitive) To enforce the law and keep order among (a group).

‘Extra security was hired to police the crowd at the big game.’;

Doctornoun

(dated) Any mechanical contrivance intended to remedy a difficulty or serve some purpose in an exigency.

‘the doctor of a calico-printing machine, which is a knife to remove superfluous colouring matter’; ‘the doctor, or auxiliary engine, also called "donkey engine"’;

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Policeverb

(transitive) To patrol or clean up an area.

Doctornoun

A fish, the friar skate.

Policeverb

To enforce norms or standards upon.

‘to police a person's identity’;

Doctorverb

(transitive) To act as a medical doctor to.

‘Her children doctored her back to health.’;

Policenoun

A judicial and executive system, for the government of a city, town, or district, for the preservation of rights, order, cleanliness, health, etc., and for the enforcement of the laws and prevention of crime; the administration of the laws and regulations of a city, incorporated town, or borough.

Doctorverb

To act as a medical doctor.

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Policenoun

That which concerns the order of the community; the internal regulation of a state.

Doctorverb

(transitive) To make (someone) into an (academic) doctor; to confer a doctorate upon.

Policenoun

The organized body of civil officers in a city, town, or district, whose particular duties are the preservation of good order, the prevention and detection of crime, and the enforcement of the laws.

Doctorverb

(transitive) To physically alter (medically or surgically) a living being in order to change growth or behavior.

‘They doctored their apple trees by vigorous pruning, and now the dwarfed trees are easier to pick.’; ‘We may legally doctor a pet to reduce its libido.’;

Policenoun

Military police, the body of soldiers detailed to preserve civil order and attend to sanitary arrangements in a camp or garrison.

Doctorverb

(transitive) To genetically alter an extant species.

‘Mendel's discoveries showed how the evolution of a species may be doctored.’;

Policenoun

The cleaning of a camp or garrison, or the state a camp as to cleanliness.

Doctorverb

(transitive) To alter or make obscure, as with the intention to deceive, especially a document.

‘To doctor the signature of an instrument with intent to defraud is an example of forgery.’;

Policeverb

To keep in order by police.

Doctorverb

To take medicine.

Policeverb

To make clean; as, to police a camp.

Doctornoun

A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge; a learned man.

‘One of the doctors of Italy, Nicholas Macciavel.’;

Policenoun

the force of policemen and officers;

‘the law came looking for him’;

Doctornoun

An academical title, originally meaning a man so well versed in his department as to be qualified to teach it. Hence: One who has taken the highest degree conferred by a university or college, or has received a diploma of the highest degree; as, a doctor of divinity, of law, of medicine, of music, or of philosophy. Such diplomas may confer an honorary title only.

Policeverb

maintain the security of by carrying out a control

Doctornoun

One duly licensed to practice medicine; a member of the medical profession; a physician.

‘By medicine life may be prolonged, yet deathWill seize the doctor too.’;

Police

The police are a constituted body of persons empowered by a state, with the aim to enforce the law, to ensure the safety, health and possessions of citizens, and to prevent crime and civil disorder. Their lawful powers include arrest and the use of force legitimized by the state via the monopoly on violence.

Doctornoun

Any mechanical contrivance intended to remedy a difficulty or serve some purpose in an exigency; as, the doctor of a calico-printing machine, which is a knife to remove superfluous coloring matter; the doctor, or auxiliary engine, called also donkey engine.

Doctornoun

The friar skate.

Doctorverb

To treat as a physician does; to apply remedies to; to repair; as, to doctor a sick man or a broken cart.

Doctorverb

To confer a doctorate upon; to make a doctor.

Doctorverb

To tamper with and arrange for one's own purposes; to falsify; to adulterate; as, to doctor election returns; to doctor whisky.

Doctorverb

To practice physic.

Doctornoun

a licensed medical practitioner;

‘I felt so bad I went to see my doctor’;

Doctornoun

(Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the othodoxy of their theological teaching;

‘the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages’;

Doctornoun

children take the roles of doctor or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the doctor's office;

‘the children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor’;

Doctornoun

a person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution;

‘she is a doctor of philosophy in physics’;

Doctorverb

alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive;

‘Sophisticate rose water with geraniol’;

Doctorverb

give medical treatment to

Doctorverb

restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken;

‘She repaired her TV set’; ‘Repair my shoes please’;

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