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Meaning of DOCTORATE

Pronunciation:  'd√Ękturit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one of the highest academic degrees conferred by a university
 

DOCTORATE is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: doctor's degree
 
 See Also: academic degree, AMusD, DD, DDS, DEd, degree, DMD, DMus, DO, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Optometry, Doctor of Osteopathy, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Theology, DPH, EdD, MD, MusD, OD, ThD

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Doc"tor*ate\, n. [Cf. F. doctorat.]
    The degree, title, or rank, of a doctor.
    
    
  2. \Doc"tor*ate\, v. t.
    To make (one) a doctor.
    
          He was bred . . . in Oxford and there doctorated. --
                                                   Fuller.
    
    
 

 

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