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Synonyms for care
kɛər

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. care

    Care concerns what we possess; anxiety, often, what we do not; riches bring many cares; poverty brings many anxieties. Care also signifies watchful attention, in view of possible harm; as, "This side up with care;" "Take care of yourself;" or, as a sharp warning, "Take care!" Caution has a sense of possible harm and risk only to be escaped, if at all, by careful deliberation and observation. Care inclines to the positive, caution to the negative; care is shown in doing, caution largely in not doing. Precaution is allied with care, prudence with caution; a man rides a dangerous horse with care; caution will keep him from mounting the horse; precaution looks to the saddle-girths, bit and bridle, and all that may make the rider secure. Circumspection is watchful observation and calculation, but without the timidity implied in caution. Concern denotes a serious interest, milder than anxiety; as, concern for the safety of a ship at sea. Heed implies attention without disquiet; it is now largely displaced by attention and care. Solicitude involves especially the element of desire, not expressed in anxiety, and of hopefulness, not implied in care. A parent feels constant solicitude for his children's welfare, anxiety as to dangers that threaten it, with care to guard against them. Watchfulness recognizes the possibility of danger, wariness the probability. A man who is not influenced by caution to keep out of danger may display great wariness in the midst of it. Care has also the sense of responsibility, with possible control, as expressed in charge, management, oversight; as, these children are under my care; send the money to me in care of the firm. Compare ALARM; ANXIETY; PRUDENCE.

    Synonyms:
    anxiety, attention, caution, charge, circumspection, concern, direction, forethought, heed, management, oversight, perplexity, precaution, prudence, solicitude, trouble, vigilance, wariness, watchfulness, worry

    Antonyms:
    carelessness, disregard, heedlessness, inattention, indifference, neglect, negligence, omission, oversight, recklessness, remissness, slight

    Preposition:
    Take care of the house; for the future; about the matter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. care, attention, aid, tendingnoun

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

    "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"

    Synonyms:
    assist, attending, financial aid, aid, tending, upkeep, assistance, precaution, forethought, caution, concern, help, charge, economic aid, tutelage, guardianship, maintenance, attention, fear

  2. caution, precaution, care, forethoughtnoun

    judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

    "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"

    Synonyms:
    circumspection, precaution, aid, tending, upkeep, guard, caveat, forethought, caution, cautiousness, concern, premeditation, charge, safeguard, tutelage, guardianship, carefulness, maintenance, attention, fear

  3. concern, care, fearnoun

    an anxious feeling

    "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"

    Synonyms:
    headache, business concern, fright, business organisation, aid, worry, tending, fearfulness, upkeep, business organization, veneration, precaution, forethought, caution, awe, reverence, charge, tutelage, guardianship, business, vexation, maintenance, attention, concern, fear

  4. carenoun

    a cause for feeling concern

    "his major care was the illness of his wife"

    Synonyms:
    aid, guardianship, fear, attention, precaution, tutelage, upkeep, concern, caution, forethought, maintenance, charge, tending

  5. care, charge, tutelage, guardianshipnoun

    attention and management implying responsibility for safety

    "he is in the care of a bodyguard"

    Synonyms:
    fear, keeping, accusation, commission, electric charge, explosive charge, tutorship, burster, caution, concern, complaint, kick, tending, heraldic bearing, billing, cathexis, maintenance, aid, tutelage, forethought, boot, bursting charge, armorial bearing, guardianship, direction, charge, safekeeping, bearing, flush, attention, thrill, rush, precaution, bang, tuition, mission, upkeep

  6. care, maintenance, upkeepverb

    activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

    "he wrote the manual on car care"

    Synonyms:
    sustentation, sustainment, criminal maintenance, aid, tending, upkeep, precaution, forethought, caution, concern, sustenance, charge, tutelage, guardianship, alimony, maintenance, attention, fear

  7. careverb

    feel concern or interest

    "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"

    Synonyms:
    manage, deal, give care, worry, like, wish, handle

  8. care, give careverb

    provide care for

    "The nurse was caring for the wounded"

    Synonyms:
    deal, wish, like, give care, handle, manage, worry

  9. wish, care, likeverb

    prefer or wish to do something

    "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"

    Synonyms:
    bid, wish well, wish, like, give care, handle, manage, worry, deal

  10. manage, deal, care, handleverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    wish, divvy up, shell out, give care, plow, carry on, bring off, lot, apportion, dish out, deal out, allot, portion out, wield, consider, take, treat, share, dispense, dole out, finagle, grapple, administer, pull off, deal, supervise, parcel out, trade, manage, contend, do, address, oversee, make out, worry, mete out, negociate, like, distribute, do by, handle, conduct, cover, palm, sell, cope, wangle, make do, get by, superintend, look at, carry off

  11. worry, careverb

    be concerned with

    "I worry about my grades"

    Synonyms:
    worry, deal, wish, like, concern, vex, give care, handle, manage, occupy, interest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. carenoun

    Synonyms:
    anxiety, carefulness, solicitude, concern, trouble, perplexity

  2. carenoun

    Synonyms:
    caution, heed, regard, attention, circumspection, watchfulness, vigilance

  3. carenoun

    Synonyms:
    charge, oversight, superintendence, direction, management

  4. careverb

    Synonyms:
    be anxious, be solicitous, feel concerned, be troubled, worry one's self

  5. careverb

    Synonyms:
    be inclined, be disposed

  6. careverb

    Synonyms:
    have regard

How to pronounce care?

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US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use care in a sentence?

  1. Amit Ray:

    I am a firm believer of love, compassion and kindness. Because when we care for every soul on the earth, we care for the God, our true Higher Self.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Fact is we should go to a state-based market solution that's what would be best for health care. first of all, I support Medicare and I support it because it has one of the lowest administrative costs of any insurance provider in America and it is demonized and attacked all the time when the facts are quite contrary.

  3. Robert Bushi:

    On TV they make it look like everything is taken care of but it is six days now were are out in the street and no one came to tell us if the building is safe.

  4. Grant Greenberg:

    Many business and executives have charities they care deeply about and are heavily involved in, talking about those passions is key to humanizing a company and engaging the potential customer.

  5. Dan Gelber:

    We have a very serious health care issue, we have over 1,400 people in our hospitals right now. Our intensive care is increasing. Our people on vents is increasing. We cant just ignore that.

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Translations for care

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  • اهتم, عناية, رعايةArabic
  • интересувам се, безпокоя се, грижи, грижа се, грижа, обичам, отговорностBulgarian
  • compte, curaCatalan, Valencian
  • pečovat, starat se, starat, péčeCzech
  • omsorgDanish
  • kümmern, sorgen, Pflege, respektieren, pflegen, SorgeGerman
  • έγνοια, ΦροντίδαGreek
  • zorgoEsperanto
  • gustar, interesar, esmero, atención, cuidar, importar, cuidadoSpanish
  • haluta, hoivatyö, hoiva-ala, välittää, hoitaa, hoiva, hoito, varovaisuus, huolehtia, piitata, huoli, maistua, hoitoala, huolellisuus, huosta, tahtoa, hoitotyöFinnish
  • intéresser, soin, souci, soigner, soucier, soinsFrench
  • miste, cúraimí, sníomh, cúram, aireIrish
  • suim, aireScottish Gaelic
  • óvatosság, törődik, ápolás, foglalkozik, érdekel, törődés, figyelemHungarian
  • խնամքArmenian
  • samaIcelandic
  • attenzione, curare, curaItalian
  • טיפולHebrew
  • 気にする, 気にかける, 構うJapanese
  • 상관하다Korean
  • curatura, cura, curo, curatio, curaeLatin
  • gādīgums, rūpīgums, rūpe, rūpība, gādībaLatvian
  • ശുശ്രൂഷ, ഉത്തരവാദിത്തം, ശ്രദ്ധMalayalam
  • zorg, zorgenDutch
  • pleie, forsiktighet, nennsomhet, omsorgNorwegian
  • opieka, opiekować sięPolish
  • cuidar de, preocupar-se, tratamento, atendimento, assistência, cuidado, importar-sePortuguese
  • grijă, păsRomanian
  • попече́ние, забо́титься, беспоко́иться, забо́та, присма́тривать, пригля́дывать, ухо́д, присмотре́ть, пригляде́ть, уха́живать, опе́каRussian
  • omsorg, vårda, vård, bekymmer, ta hand om, sörja, bry, underhåll, omtankeSwedish
  • pag-iingat, pakialamTagalog
  • dikkat, bakmak, ilgilenmek, umrunda olmak, özenTurkish
  • турботаUkrainian

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