- doctor's degree
- nounone of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university• Syn: ↑doctorate• Hyponyms:↑Doctor of Dental Medicine, ↑DMD, ↑Doctor of Dental Surgery, ↑DDS, ↑Doctor of Divinity, ↑DD, ↑Doctor of Education, ↑EdD, ↑DEd, ↑Doctor of Medicine, ↑MD, ↑Doctor of Music, ↑DMus, ↑MusD, ↑Doctor of Musical Arts, ↑AMusD, ↑Doctor of Optometry, ↑OD, ↑Doctor of Osteopathy, ↑DO, ↑Doctor of Arts, ↑D.A., ↑Doctor of Philosophy, ↑Doctor of Public Health, ↑DPH, ↑Doctor of Theology, ↑ThD, ↑Doctor of Sacred Theology, ↑STD
* * *1. any of several academic degrees of the highest rank, as the Ph.D. or Ed.D., awarded by universities and some colleges for completing advanced work in graduate school or a professional school.2. an honorary degree conferring the title of doctor upon the recipient, as with the LL.D. degree.3. a degree awarded to a graduate of a school of medicine, dentistry, or veterinary science. Also called doctorate (for defs. 1, 2).
* * *doctor's degree,= doctorate. (Cf. ↑doctorate)
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