Definition of "nursing" []

  • The profession of a nurse. (noun)
  • The tasks or care of a nurse. (noun)
  • The practice or profession of caring for the sick and injured (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as modifier) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "nursing" in a sentence
  • "Once while reflecting on the nature of nursing against a background of notions about intersubjectivity drawn from experience and literature and testing them against my own real life experiences of nursing, I suddenly saw that _nursing itself is a particular form of human dialogue_."
  • "A blog about nursing wouldn't be much good unless it was, you know, about * nursing*."
  • "The truth is I lost my mom two months ago, a few days after we moved her up North in a medical van to be in a long-term care facility she hated the term nursing home near my brother's family."