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DOCTOR UP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does doctor up mean? 

DOCTOR UP (verb)
  The verb DOCTOR UP has 1 sense:

1. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

  Familiarity information: DOCTOR UP used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOCTOR UP (verb)


Sense 1doctor up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

doctor; doctor up; sophisticate

Context example:

Sophisticate rose water with geraniol

Hypernyms (to "doctor up" is one way to...):

adulterate; debase; dilute; stretch (corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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