The difference between Doctor and Fix

When used as nouns, doctor means a physician, whereas fix means a repair or corrective action.

When used as verbs, doctor means to act as a medical doctor to, whereas fix means to pierce.

check bellow for the other definitions of Doctor and Fix

  1. Doctor as a noun:

    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, DPT, DC, Pharm.D., in the US or MBBS in the UK.


    "If you still feel unwell tomorrow, see your doctor."

  2. Doctor as a noun:

    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.

  3. Doctor as a noun:

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

  4. Doctor as a noun:

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

  5. Doctor as a noun (obsolete):

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

  6. Doctor as a noun (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"

  7. Doctor as a noun:

    A fish, the friar skate.

  1. Doctor as a verb (transitive):

    To act as a medical doctor to.


    "Her children doctored her back to health."

  2. Doctor as a verb (intransitive, humorous):

    To act as a medical doctor.

  3. Doctor as a verb (transitive):

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

  4. Doctor as a verb (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."

  5. Doctor as a verb (transitive):

    To genetically alter an extant species.


    "Mendel's discoveries showed how the evolution of a species may be doctored."

  6. Doctor as a verb (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]]."

  7. Doctor as a verb (intransitive, obsolete):

    To take medicine.

  1. Fix as a noun:

    A repair or corrective action.


    "That plumber's fix is much better than the first one's."

  2. Fix as a noun:

    A difficult situation; a quandary or dilemma.


    "It rained before we repaired the roof, and were we in a fix!"

  3. Fix as a noun (informal):

    A single dose of an addictive drug administered to a drug user.

  4. Fix as a noun:

    A prearrangement of the outcome of a supposedly competitive process, such as a sporting event, a game, an election, a trial, or a bid.

  5. Fix as a noun:

    A determination of location.


    "We have a fix on your position."

  6. Fix as a noun (US):

    fettlings (mixture used to line a furnace)

  1. Fix as a verb (transitive, obsolete):

    To pierce; now generally replaced by transfix. (Of a piercing look) to direct at someone.


    "He fixed me with a sickly grin, and said, "I told you it wouldn't work!"

  2. Fix as a verb (transitive):

    To attach; to affix; to hold in place or at a particular time. To focus or determine (oneself, on a concept); to fixate.


    "A dab of chewing gum will [[fix]] your note to the bulletin board."

    "A leech can [[fix]] itself to your skin without you feeling it."

    "The Constitution [[fix]]es the date when Congress must meet."

    "She's fixed on the idea of becoming a doctor."

  3. Fix as a verb (transitive):

    To mend, to repair.


    "That heater will start a fire if you don't fix it."

  4. Fix as a verb (transitive, informal):

    To prepare (food).


    "She fixed dinner for the kids."

  5. Fix as a verb (transitive):

    To make (a contest, vote, or gamble) unfair; to privilege one contestant or a particular group of contestants, usually before the contest begins; to arrange immunity for defendants by tampering with the justice system via bribery or extortion


    "A majority of voters believed the election was fixed in favor of the incumbent."

  6. Fix as a verb (transitive, US, informal):

    To surgically render an animal, especially a pet, infertile.


    "Rover stopped digging under the fence after we had the vet fix him."

  7. Fix as a verb (transitive, mathematics, sematics):

    To map a (point or subset) to itself.

  8. Fix as a verb (transitive, informal):

    To take revenge on, to best; to serve justice on an assumed miscreant.


    "He got caught breaking into lockers, so a couple of guys fixed him after work."

  9. Fix as a verb (transitive):

    To render (a photographic impression) permanent by treating with such applications as will make it insensitive to the action of light.

  10. Fix as a verb (transitive, chemistry, biology):

    To convert into a stable or available form.


    "Legumes are valued in crop rotation for their ability to fix nitrogen."

    "rfquotek Abney"

  11. Fix as a verb (intransitive):

    To become fixed; to settle or remain permanently; to cease from wandering; to rest.

  12. Fix as a verb (intransitive):

    To become firm, so as to resist volatilization; to cease to flow or be fluid; to congeal; to become hard and malleable, as a metallic substance.


    "rfquotek Francis Bacon"