Meaning of 'care'

Find the meaning of the word ‘care’

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Meaning of ‘care’

11 definitions found.



activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

Example: "They wrote the manual on car care."

Synonyms: maintenance upkeep


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

Example: "no medical care was required"

Synonyms: attention aid tending


attention and management implying responsibility for safety

Example: "They are in the care of a bodyguard."

Synonyms: charge guardianship tutelage


judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

Synonyms: precaution caution forethought


a cause for feeling concern

Example: "Their major care was the illness of their spouse."


an anxious feeling

Example: "care had aged him"

Synonyms: concern fear


to be concerned with

Synonyms: worry


to feel concern or interest

Example: "I really care about my work"


to prefer or wish to do something

Example: "Do you care to try this dish?"

Synonyms: like wish


to be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

Example: "I am caring for the shop while the owner is away."

Synonyms: deal handle manage


to provide care for

Synonyms: give care

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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