Nouns (4)

nurse, nursemaid, nanny
n. a woman who is the custodian of children
n. one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)

Verbs (14)

v. treat carefully; "He nursed his injured back by lying in bed several hours every afternoon"; "He nursed the flowers in his garden and fertilized them regularly"
give suck, wet-nurse, lactate, nurse, suck, suckle, breastfeed
v. give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
nurse, entertain, hold, harbour, harbor
v. maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
v. serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people

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Fuzzynyms (40)

retainer, servant
n. a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
v. make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"
occupy, engage, engross, absorb
v. consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
v. be concerned with or about something or somebody
v. be averse to or express disapproval of; "My wife objects to modern furniture"
v. rejoice proudly
chirk up, cheer up, cheer
v. become cheerful
sustain, nurture, nourish
v. provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"
work, ferment
v. cause to undergo fermentation; "We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content"; "The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats"
v. be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"
v. become glad or happy
jump for joy, be on cloud nine, walk on air, exult
v. feel extreme happiness or elation
v. give satisfaction; "The waiters around her aim to please"
embolden, recreate, hearten, cheer
v. give encouragement to
triumph, rejoice, wallow
v. be ecstatic with joy
v. work as a minister; "She is ministering in an old parish"
take care, see, look, attend
v. take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
succour, succor
v. help in a difficult situation
v. have care of or look after; "She tends to the children"

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Antonyms (1)

v. feed (infants) with a bottle


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