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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nursed, suckledadjective

    (of an infant) breast-fed


  1. nursed

    Nursed, in a general context, is the past tense of the verb 'nurse', which means to care for or to attend to someone or something usually for a certain period. It can refer to providing medical care to someone who is ill, caring for an infant, or even consuming food or drink very slowly. It can also refer to helping someone or something to grow, develop, or become successful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nursed

    of Nurse

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nursed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nursed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of nursed in a Sentence

  1. Tyson Steele:

    Nonetheless, he appeared healthy overall and energetic as he nursed a tall cup of McDonalds coffee. He seemed happy to talk, and certainly to have survived 22 or 23 days in the wilderness.

  2. Courtesy Lori Jones:

    I walked out and there she was with her twins and a lone buck that she nursed. I just used my phone to snap the pics.

  3. Thornton Wilder:

    Many great writers have been extraordinarily awkward in daily exchange, but the greatest give the impression that their style was nursed by the closest attention to colloquial speech.

  4. Jonathan Swift, "A Modest Proposal":

    I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled, and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.

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