HyperDic: care

English > 11 senses of the word care:
NOUNactcare, attention, aid, tendingthe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
cognitioncare, caution, precaution, forethoughtjudiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
feelingcare, concern, fearan anxious feeling
feelingcarea cause for feeling concern
actcare, charge, tutelage, guardianshipattention and management implying responsibility for safety
actcare, maintenance, upkeepactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order
VERBemotioncarefeel concern or interest
socialcare, give careprovide care for
emotioncare, wish, likeprefer or wish to do something
socialcare, manage, deal, handlebe in charge of, act on, or dispose of
emotioncare, worrybe concerned with
care > pronunciation
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > care: 11 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.
Example"no medical care was required"
Synonymsattention, aid, tending
Narrowerbabysitting, baby sittingThe work of a baby sitter
dental carecare for the teeth
faith healing, faith curecare provided through prayer and faith in God
first aidemergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained
hair care, haircare, hairdressingcare for the hair
healthcare, health careThe preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
incubationMaintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development
liveryThe care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay
manicureprofessional care for the hands and fingernails
maternalismmotherly care
nourishmentThe act of nourishing
nursingThe work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
nurturancePhysical and emotional care and nourishment
pedicureprofessional care for the feet and toenails
personal carecare for someone who is disabled or is otherwise unable to care for themselves
pet sittingThe work of a pet sitter
skin care, skincarecare for the skin
tender loving care, TLCconsiderate and solicitous care
treatment, interventioncare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
tree surgerytreatment of damaged or decaying trees
BroaderworkActivity directed toward making or doing something
Spanishatención, ayuda, cuidado, cuidados, cura
Catalanatenció, compte, cura, esment
Verbscareprovide care for
English > care: 11 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningjudiciousness in avoiding harm or danger.
Example "he handled the vase with care"
Synonymscaution, precaution, forethought
BroaderjudiciousnessGood judgment
Spanishcautela, cuidado, miramiento, precaución, prevención, previsión, recaudo, tiento
Catalancautela, precaució, prudència
English > care: 11 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningAn anxious feeling.
Example"care had aged him"
Synonymsconcern, fear
BroaderanxietyA vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
Spanishcuidado, inquietud, miedo, preocupación, temor
Catalaninquietud, por, preocupació, temor
Verbscarebe concerned with
English > care: 11 senses > noun 4, feeling
MeaningA cause for feeling concern.
Example"his major care was the illness of his wife"
Broaderpredicament, quandary, plightA situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
Verbscarefeel concern or interest
carebe concerned with
English > care: 11 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningAttention and management implying responsibility for safety.
Example"he is in the care of a bodyguard"
Synonymscharge, tutelage, guardianship
Narrowerdue care, ordinary care, reasonable careThe care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances
foster caresupervised / supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home / home
great careMore attention and consideration than is normally bestowed by prudent persons
providenceThe guardianship and control exercised by a deity
slight careSuch care as a careless or inattentive person would exercise
BroaderprotectionThe activity of protecting someone or something
Spanishatención, cuidado, custodia, esmero, tutela
Catalancompte, cura, custòdia, tutela
Verbscarebe in charge of, act on, or dispose of
English > care: 11 senses > noun 6, act
Meaningactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order.
Example"he wrote the manual on car care"
Synonymsmaintenance, upkeep
Narrowercamera careKeeping a camera / camera in good working order
car careKeeping a car in good working order
overhaul, inspection and repair, servicePeriodic maintenance on a car or machine
pump primingintroducing water into a pump to improve the seal / seal and start the water flowing
scheduled maintenancemaintenance at a regularly scheduled time
steam fittingcare (installation and maintenance) of equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
Broaderrepair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparationThe act of putting something in working order again
English > care: 11 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningFeel concern or interest.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue care
  • "I really care about my work"
  • "I don't care"
Broaderfeel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize withShare the suffering of
See alsocareprovide care for
care forbe fond of
Spanishimportar, interesarse, interesar, preocuparse
Catalaninteressar-se, preocupar-se
Nounscarea cause for feeling concern
caringa loving feeling
English > care: 11 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningProvide care for.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymgive care
Narrowerattend, take care, look, seetake charge of or deal with
dry-nursetake care of an infant without breastfeeding it
mother, fuss, overprotectcare for like a mother
nurseServe as a nurse
Broaderhelp, assist, aidGive help or assistance
See alsocarefeel concern or interest
Spanishcuidar, dar cuidados
Nounscarethe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
English > care: 11 senses > verb 3, emotion
Meaningprefer or wish to do something.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey care to move
Example"Do you care to try this dish?"
Synonymswish, like
NarrowerpleaseBe the will of or have the will (to)
Broaderdesire, wantFeel or have a desire for
Spanishaspirar, gustar
English > care: 11 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningBe in charge of, act on, or dispose of.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsmanage, deal, handle
Narroweradminister, administrateWork in an administrative capacity
come to grips, get to gripsDeal with (a problem or a subject / subject)
conduct, carry on, dealdirect the course of
coordinateBring into common action, movement, or condition
directBe in charge of
dispose ofDeal with or settle
juggleDeal with simultaneously
mismanage, mishandle, misconductmanage badly or incompetently
organize, organiseCause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
processDeal with in a routine way
take care, mindBe in charge of or deal with
touchDeal with
workCause to operate or function
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishabordar, administrar, encarar, gestionar, guiar, manejar, ocuparse, ocupar, regentar, tramitar, tratar
Catalanabordar, emprar, encarar, gestionar, manejar, ocupar, regentar, tractar, tramitar
Nounscareattention and management implying responsibility for safety
English > care: 11 senses > verb 5, emotion
MeaningBe concerned with.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Narrowerbrood, dwellThink moodily or anxiously about something
BroadermindBe concerned with or about something or somebody
Spanishmolestar, preocuparse, preocupar
Catalanmolestar, preocupar
Nounscarea cause for feeling concern
carean anxious feeling

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