Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “MD”

See all translations

MD

noun [C] uk   /ˌemˈdiː/ us  

MD noun [C] (DOCTOR)

US abbreviation for Doctor of Medicine: a degree that someone must have to work as a doctor, or a person who has this degree: Stephen Day, MD

MD noun [C] (MANAGER)

UK abbreviation for managing director : You should talk to the MD about your proposal.

MD noun [C] (RECORDING)

abbreviation for MiniDisc

MD noun [C] (ADDRESS)

written abbreviation for the US state of Maryland: used in addresses
Translations of “MD”
in Spanish doctor en medicina…
in French médecin…
in German Dr. med., Doktor der Medizin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫生, 醫學博士…
in Russian дипломированный врач…
in Turkish Tıp Doktoru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医生, 医学博士…
in Polish dr med. (= = doktor medycyny)…
(Definition of MD from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of MD?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “MD” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be in/out of luck

to be able/unable to have or do what you want

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More