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Care

Pronunciation: kâr
n.1.A burdensome sense of responsibility; trouble caused by onerous duties; anxiety; concern; solicitude.
Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye,
And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.
- Shak.
2.Charge, oversight, or management, implying responsibility for safety and prosperity.
The care of all the churches.
- 2 Cor. xi. 28.
Him thy care must be to find.
- Milton.
Perplexed with a thousand cares.
- Shak.
3.Attention or heed; caution; regard; heedfulness; watchfulness; as, take care; have a care.
I thank thee for thy care and honest pains.
- Shak.
4.The object of watchful attention or anxiety.
v. i.1.To be anxious or solicitous; to be concerned; to have regard or interest; - sometimes followed by an objective of measure.
[imp. & p. p. Cared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Caring.]
I would not care a pin, if the other three were in.
- Shak.
Master, carest thou not that we perish?
- Mark. iv. 38.
To care for
a - To have under watchful attention; to take care of.
b - To have regard or affection for; to like or love.
He cared not for the affection of the house.
- Tennyson.
Noun1.care - the work of caring for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needed constant attention"
Synonyms: tending, attention, aid
2.care - judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
3.care - an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
Synonyms: concern, fear
4.care - a cause for feeling concern; "his major care was the illness of his wife"
5.care - attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
6.Carecare - activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
Synonyms: maintenance, upkeep
Verb1.care - feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"
2.care - provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded"
Synonyms: give care
3.care - 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.care - 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: handle, manage, deal
5.care - be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"
Synonyms: worry
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