HyperDic: concern

English > 7 senses of the word concern:
VERBstativeconcern, refer, pertain, relate, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do withbe relevant to
stativeconcern, interest, occupy, worrybe on the mind of
NOUNcognitionconcernsomething that interests you because it is important or affects you
feelingconcern, care, fearan anxious feeling
feelingconcerna feeling of sympathy for someone or something
cognitionconcern, worry, headache, vexationsomething or someone that causes anxiety
groupconcern, business, business concern, business organization, business organisationa commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
concern > pronunciation
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > concern: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething that interests you because it is important or affects you.
Example"the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"
Narrowermatter, affair, thingA vaguely specified concern
partThat which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation
personal business, personal matters, affairsMatters of personal concern
point of honorA concern that seriously reflects on your honor
worldly concern, earthly concern, world, earthThe concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
Broaderinterest, involvementA sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
Spanishinquietud, interés, preocupación
Catalaninquietud, preocupació
English > concern: 7 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningAn anxious feeling.
Synonymscare, 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
Verbsconcernbe on the mind of
English > concern: 7 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningA feeling of sympathy for someone or something.
Example"She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"
Narrowersoftheartedness, tendernessA feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)
solicitude, solicitousnessA feeling of excessive concern
Broadersympathy, fellow feelingSharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
OppositeunconcernA feeling of lack of concern
English > concern: 7 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningSomething or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness.
Example"New York traffic is a constant concern"
Synonymsworry, headache, vexation
NarrowerbugabooA source of concern
burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onusAn onerous or difficult concern
businessA rightful concern or responsibility
Broadernegative stimulusA stimulus with undesirable consequences
Spanishpreocupación, quebradero de cabeza, quebradero
Catalaninquietud, maldecap, preocupació
Verbsconcernbe on the mind of
English > concern: 7 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningA commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it.
Example "a racially integrated business concern"
Synonymsbusiness, business concern, business organization, business organisation
Category ofshipping roomA room where goods are packaged and shipped
Categorycommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
MembersdivisionAn administrative unit in government or business
NarroweragencyA business that serves other businesses
brokerageThe business of a broker
carrier, common carrierA person or firm in the business of transporting / transporting people or goods or messages
chain(business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
firm, house, business firmThe members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
franchise, dealershipA business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
manufacturer, maker, manufacturing businessA business engaged in manufacturing some product
partnershipThe members of a business venture created by contract
processorA business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
shipbuilderA business that builds and repairs ships
underperformerA business that is less successful than expected
BroaderenterpriseAn organization created for business ventures
Spanishasunto de negocios, asunto, empresa, negocio, organización comerical, organización de negocios
English > concern: 7 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe relevant to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsrefer, pertain, relate, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do with
Narrowerapply, hold, go forBe pertinent or relevant or applicable
focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, centerCenter upon
involve, affect, regardConnect closely and often incriminatingly
matter to, interestBe of importance or consequence
Similar toallude, touch, advertmake a more or less disguised reference to
Spanishatañer, concernir, incumbir, palpar, referirse, referir, relatar, respectar, tocar, tratarse
Catalanconcernir, incumbir, palpar, pertocar, referir-se, referir, relatar, tocar, tractar-se
English > concern: 7 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe on the mind of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will concern him
Synonymsinterest, occupy, worry
Spanishaficionar, interesar, ocupar, preocupar
Catalanaficionar, interessar, ocupar, preocupar
Nounsconcernsomething or someone that causes anxiety
concernan anxious feeling

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