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1. wet-nurse

verb. give suck to.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • disinherit
  • explode
  • stay

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Rhymes with Wet 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

Sentences with wet-nurse


1. Noun Phrase
You'll also find the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun's wet nurse, Maya.

2. wet-nurse

noun. a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.

Synonyms

  • wet nurse
  • nanny
  • amah
  • nurse
  • nursemaid

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • borrow
  • breastfeed

3. nurse

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

Synonyms

  • care for

Antonyms

  • disinherit
  • explode

4. 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

5. nurse

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

Synonyms

  • experience
  • harbour
  • entertain
  • harbor
  • hold

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • refuse
  • shrink
  • hide

6. 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

7. wet

adjective. ['ˈwɛt'] covered or soaked with a liquid such as water.

Synonyms

  • muddy
  • steamy
  • misty
  • wetness
  • miry
  • humid
  • quaggy
  • marshy
  • soggy
  • besprent
  • reeking
  • watery
  • steaming
  • drippy
  • muggy
  • damp
  • moist
  • dampish
  • dank
  • boggy
  • sloughy
  • sticky
  • clammy
  • soppy
  • swampy
  • dewy
  • sodden
  • rainy
  • showery
  • tacky
  • waterlogged
  • drizzly
  • bedewed
  • undried
  • washed
  • mucky
  • rheumy
  • squashy

Antonyms

  • dry
  • clear
  • pure
  • unsexy

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. wet

verb. ['ˈwɛt'] cause to become wet.

Synonyms

  • squirt
  • alter
  • bedew
  • sop
  • moisten
  • douse
  • soak
  • sprinkle
  • drench
  • change
  • besprinkle
  • souse
  • modify
  • irrigate
  • dowse
  • dampen
  • wash
  • water

Antonyms

  • easy
  • tasteful
  • dirty
  • healthy

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. wet

noun. ['ˈwɛt'] wetness caused by water.

Synonyms

  • moisture

Antonyms

  • fragrant
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. wet

verb. ['ˈwɛt'] make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating.

Synonyms

  • pee
  • take a leak
  • urinate
  • wee-wee
  • pass water
  • make
  • piddle
  • relieve oneself
  • puddle
  • wee
  • make water
  • piss
  • spend a penny
  • micturate

Antonyms

  • solid
  • enliven
  • sharpen
  • nonadhesive

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))
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