Definitions For Nurse


  • A woman who is the custodian of children
  • One skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
  • A person who is trained to care for sick or injured people and who usually works in a hospital or doctor's office
  • A woman who is paid to take care of a young child usually in the child's home


  • Try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury
  • Give suck to
  • Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
  • Treat carefully
  • Serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people
  • To take care of or help (someone who is sick or injured)
  • To give special care or attention to (something) : to try to keep (something) from failing
  • To feed (a baby or young animal) with milk from the mother's body

Is Nurse a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Nurse is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Nurse in a Sentence

  • The nurse will take your blood pressure before the doctor sees you.
  • Nurse, may I have some water?
  • She is nursing her son through his illness.
  • The couple nursed the business through hard times.
  • He nursed the farm back to productivity.

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