Definitions for concern

Definitions for (noun) concern

Main entry: concern

Definition: something that interests you because it is important or affects you

Usage: the safety of the ship is the captain's concern

Main entry: concern, headache, vexation, worry

Definition: something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

Usage: New York traffic is a constant concern; it's a major worry

Main entry: concern

Definition: a feeling of sympathy for someone or something

Usage: She felt strong concern for those less fortunate

Main entry: concern, care, fear

Definition: an anxious feeling

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

Main entry: concern, business, business concern, business organisation, business organization

Definition: a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it

Usage: he bought his brother's business; a small mom-and-pop business; a racially integrated business concern

Definitions for (verb) concern

Main entry: concern, bear on, come to, refer, relate, touch, touch on, have-to doe with, pertain

Definition: be relevant to

Usage: There were lots of questions referring to her talk; My remark pertained to your earlier comments

Main entry: occupy, concern, interest, worry

Definition: be on the mind of

Usage: I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift

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