HyperDic: care_for

English > 3 senses of the expression care for:
VERBemotioncare forhave a liking, fondness, or taste (for)
emotioncare for, cherish, hold dear, treasurebe fond of
bodycare for, treatprovide treatment for
English > care for: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningHave a liking, fondness, or taste (for) .
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
BroaderlikeFind enjoyable or agreeable
English > care for: 3 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningBe fond of; be attached to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot care for Sue; Sam and Sue care for the movie
Synonymscherish, hold dear, treasure
NarroweryearnHave affection for
BroaderloveHave a great affection or liking for
See alsocarefeel concern or interest
Spanishapreciar, valorar
Catalanapreciar, atresorar, estimar, tresorejar, valorar, voler
English > care for: 3 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningProvide treatment for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelDid he care for his foot?
Synonymtreat
Entailed bybring around, cure, healProvide a cure for, make healthy / healthy again
Narroweradminister, dispenseGive or apply (medications)
analyze, analyse, psychoanalyze, psychoanalysesubject to psychoanalytic treatment
bleed, leech, phlebotomize, phlebotomiseDraw blood
cauterize, cauterise, burnBurn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
correcttreat a defect
cup, transfusetreat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
detox, detoxifytreat for alcohol or drug dependence
doctorGive medical treatment to
dressapply a bandage or medication to
hyperventilateproduce hyperventilation in
insufflatetreat by blowing a powder or vapor into a bodily cavity
iodize, iodisetreat with iodine so as to prevent infection
irrigateSupply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid / liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting
manipulatetreat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed
massageGive a massage to
medicate, medicinetreat medicinally, treat with medicine
nursetry to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury
operate on, operatePerform surgery on
packtreat the body or any part of it by wrapping / wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood
purgeexcrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)
remedy, relieveProvide relief for
shocksubject to electrical shocks
splintsupport with a splint
vetProvide (a person) with medical care
Spanishcuidar, ocuparse, preocuparse, tratar, trata
Catalancuidar, ocupar-se de, tenir cura de, tenir cura, tractar, tracta

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