caregiver

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noun care·giv·er \-ˌgi-vər\

Definition of caregiver

  1. :  a person who provides direct care (as for children, elderly people, or the chronically ill)

caregiving

play \-ˌgi-viŋ\ noun

Examples of caregiver in a sentence

  1. When she got sick her husband became her primary caregiver.

  2. <he could no longer keep up his role as caregiver for his sick wife>

1966

First Known Use of caregiver

1966


CAREGIVER Defined for English Language Learners

caregiver

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noun care·giv·er \-ˌgi-vər\

Definition of caregiver for English Language Learners

  • : a person who gives help and protection to someone (such as a child, an old person, or someone who is sick)


Medical Dictionary

caregiver

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noun care·giv·er \-ˌgiv-ər\

Medical Definition of caregiver

  1. :  a person who provides direct care (as for children, elderly people, or the chronically ill) <parents and other caregivers>

caregiving

\-iŋ\play noun


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