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care meaning and definition

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CARE noun

Definition of care (noun)

  1. the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    • "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
    • synonyms: aid, attention, tending
  2. judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
  3. an anxious feeling
    • "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
    • synonyms: concern, fear
  4. a cause for feeling concern
    • "his major care was the illness of his wife"
  5. attention and management implying responsibility for safety
  6. activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

CARE verb

Definition of care (verb)

  1. feel concern or interest
    • "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"
  2. provide care for
    • "The nurse was caring for the wounded"
    • synonyms: give care
  3. prefer or wish to do something
    • "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
    • synonyms: like, wish
  4. be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    • "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
    • synonyms: deal, handle, manage
  5. be concerned with
    • "I worry about my grades"
    • synonyms: worry
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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