• Pronunciation of nurse: N ER1 S

  • Number of syllables of nurse: 1

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  • Definition of nurse

    • (n): a woman who is the custodian of children  
    • (n): one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)  
    • (v): try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury; "He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"  
    • (v): give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"  
    • (v): maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"  
    • (v): treat carefully; "He nursed his injured back by liyng in bed several hours every afternoon"; "He nursed the flowers in his garden and fertilized them regularly"  
    • (v): serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people  

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