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    care - Dictionary definition and meaning for word care

    Definition
    (noun) the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    Synonyms : aid , attention , tending
    Example Sentence
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
    Definition
    (noun) judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    Synonyms : caution , forethought , precaution
    Example Sentence
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care
    Definition
    (noun) an anxious feeling
    Synonyms : concern , fear
    Example Sentence
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction
    Definition
    (noun) a cause for feeling concern
    Example Sentence
    • his major care was the illness of his wife
    Definition
    (noun) attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    Synonyms : charge , guardianship , tutelage
    Example Sentence
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard
    Definition
    (noun) activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
    Synonyms : maintenance , upkeep
    Example Sentence
    • he wrote the manual on car care
    Definition
    (verb) feel concern or interest
    Example Sentence
    • I really care about my work
    • I don't care
    Definition
    (verb) provide care for
    Synonyms : give care
    Example Sentence
    • The nurse was caring for the wounded
    Definition
    (verb) prefer or wish to do something
    Synonyms : like , wish
    Example Sentence
    • Do you care to try this dish?
    • Would you like to come along to the movies?
    Definition
    (verb) be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    Synonyms : deal , handle , manage
    Example Sentence
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old
    Definition
    (verb) be concerned with
    Synonyms : worry
    Example Sentence
    • I worry about my grades
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