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Teacher vs. Doctor — What's the Difference?

Teacher vs. Doctor — What's the Difference?

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Teacher

A person who teaches, especially one employed in a school.
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Doctor

A person who is licensed to practice medicine and has trained at a school of medicine or a school of osteopathic medicine; a physician.
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Teacher

One who teaches or instructs; one whose business or occupation is to instruct others; an instructor; a tutor.
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Doctor

A person who has earned the highest academic degree, usually a PhD, awarded by a college or university in a specified discipline.
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Teacher

A teacher (also called a schoolteacher or formally, an educator) is a person who helps students to acquire knowledge, competence or virtue. Informally the role of teacher may be taken on by anyone (e.g.
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Doctor

Any of certain other healthcare professionals, such as a dentist, optometrist, chiropractor, podiatrist, or veterinarian.
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Teacher

One who teaches, especially one hired to teach.
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Doctor

A practitioner of alternative medicine or folk medicine who does not have traditional medical credentials.
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Teacher

The index finger; the forefinger.
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Doctor

A person awarded an honorary degree by a college or university.
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Teacher

An indication; a lesson.
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Doctor

Abbr. Dr. Used as a title and form of address for a person holding the degree of doctor.
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Teacher

(Mormonism) The second highest office in the Aaronic priesthood, held by priesthood holders of at least the age of 14.
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Doctor

Roman Catholic Church An eminent theologian.
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Teacher

One who instructs others in religion; a preacher; a minister of the gospel; sometimes, one who preaches without regular ordination.
The teachers in all the churches assembled.
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Doctor

A rig or device contrived for remedying an emergency situation or for doing a special task.
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Teacher

A person whose occupation is teaching
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Doctor

(Informal) To give medical treatment to
"[He] does more than practice medicine. He doctors people. There's a difference" (Charles Kuralt).
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Teacher

A personified abstraction that teaches;
Books were his teachers
Experience is a demanding teacher
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Doctor

To repair, especially in a makeshift manner; rig.
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Doctor

To falsify or change in such a way as to make favorable to oneself
Doctored the evidence.
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Doctor

To add ingredients so as to improve or conceal the taste, appearance, or quality of
Doctor the soup with a dash of sherry.
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Doctor

To alter or modify for a specific end
Doctored my standard speech for the small-town audience.
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Doctor

(Baseball) To deface or apply a substance to (the ball) in violation of the rules in order to throw a pitch with extraordinary movement
Was ejected because he doctored the ball with a piece of sandpaper.
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Doctor

To practice medicine.
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Doctor

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.
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Doctor

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.
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Doctor

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

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

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

(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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Doctor

A fish, the friar skate.
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Doctor

A ship's cook.
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Doctor

(transitive) To act as a medical doctor to.
Her children doctored her back to health.
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Doctor

To act as a medical doctor.
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Doctor

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

(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.
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Doctor

(transitive) To genetically alter an extant species.
Mendel's discoveries showed how the evolution of a species may be doctored.
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Doctor

(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.
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Doctor

(transitive) To adulterate, drug, or poison (drink).
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Doctor

To take medicine.
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Doctor

A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge; a learned man.
One of the doctors of Italy, Nicholas Macciavel.
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Doctor

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.
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Doctor

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.
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Doctor

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.
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Doctor

The friar skate.
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Doctor

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

To confer a doctorate upon; to make a doctor.
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Doctor

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

To practice physic.
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Doctor

A licensed medical practitioner;
I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
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Doctor

(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
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Doctor

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
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Doctor

A person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution;
She is a doctor of philosophy in physics
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Doctor

Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive;
Sophisticate rose water with geraniol
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Doctor

Give medical treatment to
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Doctor

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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