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Noun nurse has 2 senses
  1. nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
    --1 is a kind of
    health professional, health care provider, caregiver
    --1 is a member of nurse-patient relation
    --1 has particulars:
     foster-nurse; graduate nurse, trained nurse; licensed practical nurse, LPN, practical nurse; matron, head nurse; midwife, accoucheuse; probationer, student nurse; registered nurse, RN; scrub nurse; visiting nurse; Cavell, Edith Cavell, Edith Louisa Cavell; Nightingale, Florence Nightingale, the Lady with the Lamp; Sanger, Margaret Sanger, Margaret Higgins Sanger
    Derived forms: verb nurse3, verb nurse1
  2. nanny, nursemaid, nurse - a woman who is the custodian of children
    --2 is a kind of woman, adult female; keeper
    --2 has particulars:
     dry nurse; mammy; wet nurse, wet-nurse, wetnurse, amah
    Derived form: verb nurse5
Verb nurse has 5 senses
  1. nurse - try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury; "He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"
    --1 is one way to
    treat, care for
    Derived forms: noun nurse1, noun nursing1
    Sample sentence:
    Did he nurse his foot?
  2. harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurse - maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
    --2 is one way to feel, experience
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. nurse - serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people
    --3 is one way to
    care, give care
    Derived forms: noun nurse1, noun nursing2, noun nursing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. nurse - 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"
    --4 is one way to
    treat, handle, do by
    Derived form: noun nurser1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. breastfeed, bottle-feed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck - give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
    --5 is one way to feed, give
    Derived forms: noun nurse2, noun nursing3, noun nursery1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody
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