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Nurse (IPA: /ˈnɝs/)


Nurse (n.)

One who nourishes; a person who supplies food, tends, or brings up; as: (a) A woman who has the care of young children; especially, one who suckles an infant not her own. (b) A person, especially a woman, who has the care of the sick or infirm.

Nurse (n.)

One who, or that which, brings up, rears, causes to grow, trains, fosters, or the like.

Nurse (n.)

A lieutenant or first officer, who is the real commander when the captain is unfit for his place.

Nurse (n.)

A peculiar larva of certain trematodes which produces cercariae by asexual reproduction. See Cercaria, and Redia.

Nurse (n.)

Either one of the nurse sharks.

Nurse (v. t.)

To nourish; to cherish; to foster

Nurse (v. t.)

To nourish at the breast; to suckle; to feed and tend, as an infant.

Nurse (v. t.)

To take care of or tend, as a sick person or an invalid; to attend upon.

Nurse (v. t.)

To bring up; to raise, by care, from a weak or invalid condition; to foster; to cherish; -- applied to plants, animals, and to any object that needs, or thrives by, attention.

Nurse (v. t.)

To manage with care and economy, with a view to increase; as, to nurse our national resources.

Nurse (v. t.)

To caress; to fondle, as a nurse does.

Nurse

Type of health care provider

Nurse

Operatic character in the opera Un re in ascolto by Luciano Berio

Nurse

Album

Nurse

American medical drama

Nurse

Character in William Shakespeare's drama Romeo and Juliet

Nurse Synonyms

Nursemaid, Nanny

Nurse Synonyms

Give Suck, Suck, Bottle-feed, Breastfeed, Suckle, Lactate, Wet-nurse

Nurse Synonyms

Hold, Harbor, Harbour, Entertain

Nurse Rhymes

Bearce, Bearse, Bearss, Burse, Curse, Firsts, Furse, Hearse, Kearse, Kerce, Merce, Nurse, Pearse, Perce, Pers, Perse, Purse, Scearce, Terse, Verse, Worse

Adverse, Averse, Coerce, Converse, Disburse, Disperse, Diverse, Emerse, Immerse, Inverse, Obverse, Perverse, Rehearse, Reverse, Submerse, Transverse, Traverse

Intersperse, Reimburse

Biodiverse

Nurse (Last Name / Surname)

Nurse is the #11,327 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 2,786 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Nurse in Spanish is Enfermero

Tagalog Translation

Nurse in Tagalog is Alagaan

Example Sentence (Quote)

"* Peace, Dear nurse of arts, plenties and joyful births." - Peace

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Dr. Mario: What's wrong, Nurse Toadstool?" - Mario (franchise)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Eunice Hatchitt, Army nurse serving on Bataan in the Philippines." - World War II

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Hope! thou nurse of young desire." - Hope

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Peace, peace! Dost thou not see my baby at my breast, That sucks the nurse asleep?" - Antony and Cleopatra


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