Definition of nursing
- schools of nursing
- proper nursing is difficult work
She has been employed in nursing for several years now.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'nursing.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: the job of taking care of people who are sick, injured, or old
What made you want to look up nursing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
subject to rapid or unexpected change
Get Word of the Day daily email!