Word:

Concern

Con`cern´
v. t.1.To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.
[imp. & p. p. Concerned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Concerning.]
Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Acts xxviii. 31.
Our wars with France have affected us in our most tender interests, and concerned us more than those with any other nation.
- Addison.
It much concerns a preacher first to learn
The genius of his audience and their turn.
- Dodsley.
Ignorant, so far as the usual instruction is concerned.
- J. F. Cooper.
2.To engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest; as, a good prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects.
They think themselves out the reach of Providence, and no longer concerned to solicit his favor.
- Rogers.
v. i.1.To be of importance.
Which to deny concerns more than avails.
- Shak.
n.1.That which relates or belongs to one; business; affair.
The private concerns of fanilies.
- Addison.
2.That which affects the welfare or happiness; interest; moment.
Mysterious secrets of a high concern.
- Roscommon.
3.Interest in, or care for, any person or thing; regard; solicitude; anxiety.
O Marcia, let me hope thy kind concerns
And gentle wishes follow me to battle.
- Addison.
4.(Com.) Persons connected in business; a firm and its business; as, a banking concern.
The whole concern
all connected with a particular affair or business.
Noun1.concern - something that interests you because it is important or affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"
2.concern - an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
Synonyms: fear, care
3.Concernconcern - a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
4.concern - something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
Synonyms: headache, worry, vexation
5.concern - a feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"
Antonyms:
unconcern - a feeling of lack of concern
Verb1.concern - have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
2.concern - be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant"
Synonyms: interest, worry, occupy
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