One who cares for the sick
attendant, male nurse, practical nurse, licensed practical nurse, L.P.N., private nurse, registered nurse, R.N., floor nurse, night nurse, day nurse, orderly, health care provider, doctor's assistant, student nurse, nurse's aide, therapist, Red Cross nurse, Lady in Gray*, Florence Nightingale*.
Nursing specialties include: pediatric, geriatric, cardiac, surgical, obstetric, psychiatric, occupational health, public health, nurse practitioner.
One who cares for the young
One who suckles the young
wet nurse, amah (India), foster mother, mammy.
To promote and sustain the development of:cultivate, foster, nourish, nurture. See care for
To hold and turn over in the mind:bear, harbor, nourish. See thoughts