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nurse
British English: /nəːs/
American English: /nərs/

Translation of nurse in German:

noun

  • Krankenschwester Fem.
    thank you, nurse hospital nurse
    Krankenhausschwester Fem.
    [male] nurse
    Krankenpfleger Mask.
    nurses' home/uniform
    (Schwesternwohnheim das, -tracht die)

transitive verb

  • 1 (act as nurse to)
    pflegen (Kranke)
    take up nursing the handicapped/sick
    in der Behinderten-/Krankenpflege tätig werden
    nurse somebody through an illness
    jemanden während seiner Krankheit pflegen
    nurse somebody back to health
    jemanden gesund pflegen
  • 2 (act as nursemaid to)
    betreuen (Kind)
    [figurative] (foster, tend) hegen [formal] (Projekt)
    fördern (Begabung)
  • 4 (suckle)
    die Brust geben + Dat. , stillen (Säugling)
  • 6 (cradle)
    vorsichtig halten
    wiegen (Baby)
  • 8 (treat carefully)nurse gently/carefully
    behutsam od. schonend umgehen mit
  • 9 [figurative] (harbour)
    hegen [formal] (Gefühl, Plan, Groll)

intransitive verb

  • 2 (be a sick nurse)
    Krankenschwester/-pfleger sein

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