Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) nurse (one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician))
- direct hyponym / full hyponym
- S: (n) foster-nurse (a nurse who raises another woman's child as her own)
- S: (n) graduate nurse, trained nurse (someone who has completed the course of study (including hospital practice) at a nurses training school)
- S: (n) head nurse (the person in charge of nursing in a medical institution)
- S: (n) licensed practical nurse, LPN, practical nurse (a nurse who has enough training to be licensed by a state to provide routine care for the sick)
- S: (n) matron (a woman in charge of nursing in a medical institution)
- S: (n) midwife, accoucheuse (a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies)
- S: (n) probationer, student nurse (a nurse in training who is undergoing a trial period)
- S: (n) registered nurse, RN (a graduate nurse who has passed examinations for registration)
- S: (n) scrub nurse (a nurse who helps a surgeon prepare for surgery)
- S: (n) visiting nurse (a nurse who is paid to visit the sick in their homes)
- S: (n) Cavell, Edith Cavell, Edith Louisa Cavell (English nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape; was caught and executed by the Germans (1865-1915))
- S: (n) Nightingale, Florence Nightingale, Lady with the Lamp (English nurse remembered for her work during the Crimean War (1820-1910))
- S: (n) Sanger, Margaret Sanger, Margaret Higgins Sanger (United States nurse who campaigned for birth control and planned parenthood; she challenged Gregory Pincus to develop a birth control pill (1883-1966))
- member holonym
- has instance
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- derivationally related form
- S: (n) nanny, nursemaid, nurse (a woman who is the custodian of children)
- S: (v) nurse (try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury) "He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"
- S: (v) harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurse (maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)) "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
- S: (v) nurse (serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people)
- S: (v) nurse (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"
- S: (v) breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck (give suck to) "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"