nurse

nurse
Synonyms and related words:
LPN, RN, advance, aliment, amah, apprentice, attend, attend to, ayah, baby, baby-sit, bandage, bathe, bear, bosom, break, break in, breast-feed, breed, bring up, care for, chaperon, charge nurse, cherish, cling to, clip, coddle, condition, conserve, cosset, cradle, cultivate, cure, develop, diagnose, discipline, district nurse, doctor, drill, dry nurse, dry-nurse, embosom, embrace, entertain, exercise, fatten, fatten up, feed, fetch up, fit, flux, fondle, force-feed, form, forward, foster, further, give care to, graduate nurse, groom, harbor, have, have and hold, heal, hold, hold on to, house-train, housebreak, hug, humor, improve, indulge, keep, keep alive, keep watch over, lactate, lavish care on, licensed practical nurse, lick into shape, look after, look out for, look to, mammy, massage, matronize, mind, minister to, mother, nanny, nourish, nursemaid, nurserymaid, nursing sister, nurture, nutrify, operate on, pamper, physic, plaster, poultice, practical nurse, practice, prepare, preserve, private-duty nurse, probationer, probationist, probe, promote, protege, provide for, public health nurse, purge, put in tune, put to school, raise, ready, rear, registered nurse, rehearse, remedy, ride herd on, rub, school nurse, scrub nurse, see after, see to, send to school, shepherd, sister, sitter, splint, spoon-feed, strap, student nurse, stuff, suckle, support, surgical nurse, sustain, take care of, take charge of, take in hand, tend, train, trained nurse, treasure, treasure up, treat, visiting nurse, wait on, watch, watch out for, watch over, wet nurse, wet-nurse

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  • nurse — nurse …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Nurse — (n[^u]rs), n. [OE. nourse, nurice, norice, OF. nurrice, norrice, nourrice, F. nourrice, fr. L. nutricia nurse, prop., fem. of nutricius that nourishes; akin to nutrix, icis, nurse, fr. nutrire to nourish. See {Nourish}, and cf. {Nutritious}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nurse 3D — Concept art Directed by Doug Aarniokoski Produced by Marc Bienstock …   Wikipedia

  • nurse — [ nɶrs ] n. f. • 1896; « nourrice anglaise » 1855; mot angl. « infirmière », du fr. nourrice ♦ Domestique (anglaise à l origine) qui s occupe exclusivement des soins à donner aux enfants, dans les familles riches. ⇒ bonne (d enfants), 3. garde,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nurse — [nʉrs] n. [ME norse < OFr norice < LL nutricia < L nutricius, that suckles or nourishes < nutrix (gen. nutricis), wet nurse < nutrire, to nourish < IE * (s)neu , var. of base * (s)nā , to flow > NATANT, Sans snāuti, (she)… …   English World dictionary

  • nurse — [n] person who tends to sick, cares for someone assistant, attendant, baby sitter, caretaker, foster parent, medic, minder, nurse practitioner, practical nurse, registered nurse, RN, sitter, therapist, wet nurse; concepts 357,414 nurse [v1] care… …   New thesaurus

  • Nurse — Nurse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nursed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nursing}.] 1. To nourish; to cherish; to foster; as: (a) To nourish at the breast; to suckle; to feed and tend, as an infant. (b) To take care of or tend, as a sick person or an invalid; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nurse — vb Nurse, nurture, foster, cherish, cultivate are comparable especially when they mean to give the care neces sary to the growth, development, or continued welfare or existence of someone or something. Nurse basically implies close care of and… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Nurse —   [nəːs], Sir (seit 1999) Paul M., britischer Zell und Molekularbiologe, * Norfolk 25. 1. 1949; arbeitet seit 1996 als Generaldirektor des Imperial Cancer Research Fund und Leiter des Zellzykluslabors in London; Nurse identifizierte eine der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • nurse — 1. Voz tomada del inglés nurse, que se usa ocasionalmente en español con el significado de ‘niñera extranjera’: «Al principio contaron con la ayuda de diferentes nurses, pero ninguna daba en la tecla» (Penerini Aventura [Arg. 1999]). Se admite su …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Nurse — [nœrs, engl. nə:s] die; , Plur. s [ nə:siz] u. n [ nœrsn̩] <aus engl. nurse, dies über (alt)fr. nourrice aus spätlat. nutricia »Amme« zu lat. nutrire, vgl. ↑nutrieren> (veraltet) Kinderpflegerin …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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