- 1[transitive] doctor something to change something in order to trick someone synonym falsify He was accused of doctoring the figures.
- 2[transitive] doctor something to add something harmful to food or drink The wine had been doctored.
- 3[intransitive, transitive] doctor (somebody) to treat people who are sick or injured He's been doctoring in a small town.
NAmE//ˈdɑktər//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they doctor
he / she / it doctors
past simple doctored
-ing form doctoring