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1. nurse

verb. ['ˈnɝːs'] try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury.

Synonyms

  • care for

Antonyms

  • disinherit
  • explode

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Rhymes with Nurse

  • transverse
  • intersperse
  • biodiverse
  • reimburse
  • traverse
  • submerse
  • disperse
  • disburse
  • converse
  • reverse
  • rehearse
  • perverse
  • obverse
  • inverse
  • diverse
  • adverse
  • immerse
  • emerse
  • coerce
  • averse
  • worse
  • verse
  • vers
  • terse
  • scearce
  • purse
  • perse
  • pers
  • perce
  • pearse

How do you pronounce nurse?

Pronounce nurse as nərs.

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Sentences with nurse


1. Noun, singular or mass
The school nurse may also send home this information when your child is weighed and measured at school.

2. Adjective
Many of these nurse case managers work for home health agencies or government-funded social service programs.

Quotes about nurse


1. Do you remember back at the hotel when you promised that if we lived, you’d get dressed up in a nurse’s outfit and give me a sponge bath?"asked Jace."It was Simon who promised you the sponge bath.""As soon as I’m back on my feet, handsome,"said Simon."I knew we should have left you a rat.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. My shoulder will never be the same. I expect you to nurse me back to health.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

3. I keep thinking about a tale my nurse used to read to me about a bird whose wings are pinned to the ground. In the end, when he finally frees himself, he flies so high he becomes a star. My nurse said the story was about how we all have something that keeps us down.
- Shannon Hale, Princess Academy

2. foster-nurse

noun. a nurse who raises another woman's child as her own.

Antonyms

  • starve

3. wet-nurse

verb. give suck to.

Synonyms

  • lactate
  • give
  • nurse
  • give suck
  • suckle
  • suck
  • feed

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • disinherit
  • explode
  • stay

4. nurse-midwife

noun. a registered nurse who has received special training as a midwife.

Synonyms

  • registered nurse

5. nurse

noun. ['ˈnɝːs'] one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician).

Synonyms

  • foster-nurse
  • head nurse
  • trained nurse
  • primary care provider
  • student nurse
  • LPN
  • caregiver
  • midwife
  • visiting nurse
  • RN
  • probationer
  • scrub nurse
  • matron
  • PCP
  • health professional
  • graduate nurse
  • health care provider
  • registered nurse
  • practical nurse
  • nurse-patient relation
  • accoucheuse

Antonyms

  • deny
  • withdraw
  • take
  • borrow

6. nurse

verb. ['ˈnɝːs'] maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings).

Synonyms

  • experience
  • harbour
  • entertain
  • harbor
  • hold

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • refuse
  • shrink
  • hide

7. nurse

noun. ['ˈnɝːs'] a woman who is the custodian of children.

Synonyms

  • mammy
  • woman
  • nanny
  • wet nurse
  • keeper
  • amah
  • adult female
  • wet-nurse
  • dry nurse
  • nursemaid

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • husband
  • father
  • male parent

8. nurse

verb. ['ˈnɝːs'] give suck to.

Synonyms

  • wet-nurse
  • lactate
  • give
  • give suck
  • suckle
  • suck
  • feed

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • stay
  • stand still
  • inelasticity

9. nurse

verb. ['ˈnɝːs'] serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people.

Synonyms

  • care

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • incognizance

10. nurse

verb. ['ˈnɝːs'] treat carefully.

Synonyms

  • handle
  • do by

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • abstain
  • denitrify
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