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nurse

nurse

 
 
pronunciation:
nuhrs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who is trained to care for sick and injured people.
I went to see the school nurse when I scraped my knee.
 
synonyms:
registered nurse
similar words:
caretaker
definition 2: a person who is paid to look after a child or several children.
A nurse takes care of the baby while her parents work.
similar words:
nanny
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: nursed, nurses, nursing
definition 1: to give medical care to.
She nursed the sick kitten.
synonyms:
attend, minister to
similar words:
take care of, tend, treat
definition 2: to feed from a breast.
My mother nurses my baby brother.
 
similar words:
feed, nourish
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