Definitions for care

Definitions for (noun) care

Main entry: maintenance, upkeep, care

Definition: activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

Usage: he wrote the manual on car care

Main entry: tending, care, aid, attention

Definition: the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

Usage: no medical care was required; the old car needs constant attention

Main entry: charge, care, guardianship, tutelage

Definition: attention and management implying responsibility for safety

Usage: he is in the care of a bodyguard

Main entry: care, caution, forethought, precaution

Definition: judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

Usage: he exercised caution in opening the door; he handled the vase with care

Main entry: care

Definition: a cause for feeling concern

Usage: his major care was the illness of his wife

Main entry: concern, care, fear

Definition: an anxious feeling

Usage: care had aged him; they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

Definitions for (verb) care

Main entry: care, worry

Definition: be concerned with

Usage: I worry about my grades

Main entry: care

Definition: feel concern or interest

Usage: I really care about my work; I don't care

Main entry: wish, like, care

Definition: prefer or wish to do something

Usage: Do you care to try this dish?; Would you like to come along to the movies?

Main entry: deal, handle, manage, care

Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Main entry: care, give care

Definition: provide care for

Usage: The nurse was caring for the wounded

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