HyperDic: caregiver

English > 2 senses of the word caregiver:
NOUNperson caregiver, health professional, primary care provider, PCP, health care providera person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
person caregivera person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult
caregiver > pronunciation
Soundskeh'rgih.ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > caregiver: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability.
Synonymshealth professional, primary care provider, PCP, health care provider
Member ofhealth professionThe body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients
Narrowerbonesettersomeone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones
electrologistsomeone skilled in the use of electricity to remove moles or warts or hair roots
medical assistantA person trained to assist medical professionals
medical practitioner, medical mansomeone who practices medicine
nurseOne skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
pharmacist, druggist, chemist, apothecary, pill pusher, pill rollerA health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
Broaderprofessional, professional personA person engaged in one of the learned professions
Spanishprofesional de la salud, profesional sanitario, sanitario
Catalanprofessional sanitari, sanitari
English > caregiver: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult.
Broaderadult, grownupA fully developed person from maturity onward

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