Synonym: care for, feed, foster, mind, nourish, nurture, sustain, tend to. Similar words: course, of course, discourse, by yourself, in due course, in the course of, burst, oversee. Meaning: [nɜrs /nɜːs] n. 1. one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician) 2. a woman who is the custodian of children. v. 1. try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury 2. maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings) 3. serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people 4. treat carefully 5. give suck to.
181 He didn't even flinch when the nurse cleaned the wound.
182 Mum was cook, chauffeur, nurse, and entertainer all rolled into one.
183 The emergency nurse can treat minor injuries without reference to a doctor.
184 The nurse calmed the lillte boy by giving him some candy.
185 After a few years of faithful service, she rose to head nurse.
186 The nurse turned the old man over to wash his back.
More similar words: course, of course, discourse, by yourself, in due course, in the course of, burst, oversee, endorse, reverse, diverse, pursuit, burst in, burst into, burst out laughing.