"nursing" in the noun sense
the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
the profession of a nurse
3. nursing, breast feeding
nourishing at the breast
"nursing" in the verb sense
try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury
"He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"
2. harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurse
maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings
"bear a grudge"
"entertain interesting notions"
"harbor a resentment"
serve as a nurse care for sick or handicapped people
"He nursed his injured back by lying in bed several hours every afternoon"
"He nursed the flowers in his garden and fertilized them regularly"
5. 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"
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