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Definitions of nurse:

part of speech: verb transitive

To tend, as an infant, or a sick person: to bring up: to manage with care and economy.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To suckle; of an infant, to suck.

part of speech: verb

To suckle; to nourish at the breast, as an infant; to attend and take care of in sickness; to cherish; to manage with care and economy.

part of speech: verb transitive

To tend or suckle, as an infant; bring up; tend in sickness; promote growth or vigor in; encourage.

part of speech: noun

A woman who nourishes an infant: a mother, while her infant is at the breast: one who has the care of infants or of the sick: ( hort.) a shrub or tree which protects a young plant.

part of speech: noun

A woman who has the care of infants or young children; a woman who suckles the infant of another, familiarly called a wet- nurse; one having the care of a sick person; he or that which cherishes or promotes.

part of speech: noun

A woman who has the care of the children of another person; one who tends the sick or infirm; one who, or that which, protects or fosters.

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