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Noun
A person trained to care for the sick or infirm, especially in a hospital
“He sailed through the surgery, went home after a while, and was cared for by a nurse who changed his bandages for about a week or so.”
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A person employed or trained to take charge of young children
“His nanny is not just the caring nurse, she's also a strict governess.”
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A person who assists, guides, or provides a service
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A person who protects or defends something
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Emergency worker
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Healthcare practitioner
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A development or improvement
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Verb
To give medical and other attention to a sick or injured person
“Many appreciate your being there each day to save lives and nurse people back to health.”
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To look after or take special care of
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“This is the right moment to nurse it with care and concern, instead of leaving the youngsters frustrated.”
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To treat with great care, attention or indulgence
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“She made her way to the barracks to nurse her sick husband.”
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To nourish (an infant) with natural or biological milk
“Many young mothers who did not nurse their first babies are now nursing their second.”
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To harbor (a belief or feeling), especially for a long time
“They nurse a belief that life has treated them unfairly, much worse than they deserve.”
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To be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
Nurse your energy levels, keeping in mind that you're building for the long term.”
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To incite or cause troublesome acts
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To make something less tight
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To consume a liquid
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To supply (to someone)
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