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  Definition of care
  1. activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
  2. the work of caring for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needed constant attention"
  3. attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
  4. judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
  5. a cause for feeling concern; "his major care was the illness of his wife"
  6. an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
  7. be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"
  8. feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I don''t care"
  9. prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
  10. 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"
  11. provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded"
Similar Words: maintenance, upkeep, attention, aid, tending, charge, tutelage, guardianship, caution, precaution, forethought, concern, fear, worry, wish, like, manage, deal, handle, give care

 

See Also: give care, care for, cherish, hold dear, treasure

 

Hyponyms: camera care, car care, overhaul, inspection and repair, service, pump priming, scheduled maintenance, steam fitting, hair care, haircare, hairdressing, maternalism, babysitting, baby sitting, pet sitting, dental care, first aid, treatment, incubation, livery, manicure, pedicure, nourishment, nursing, tender loving care, TLC, nurturance, personal care, skin care, skincare, faith healing, faith cure, tree surgery, healthcare, health care, due care, ordinary care, reasonable care, foster care, great care, providence, slight care, brood, dwell, please, administer, administrate, organize, organise, work, come to grips, get to grips, dispose of, take care, mind, coordinate, juggle, process, mismanage, mishandle, misconduct, direct, conduct, carry on, deal, touch, dry-nurse, attend, look, see, mother, fuss, overprotect, nurse

 

Derivational Morphology: conserve, preserve, maintain, keep up, tend, help, aid, attend, take care, look, see, give care, tutor, appoint, charge, manage, deal, handle, worry, fear, concern, interest, occupy, trouble, headache, vexation, lovingness, caring, wish, wishing, want, handler, treatment, handling, tutelage, guardianship, management, direction, attention, tending

 

Anagrams: race, Acre, Acer, acre

 

 
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