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Synonyms for care for

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. care for(verb)

    have a liking, fondness, or taste (for)

    cherish, treat, treasure, hold dear

  2. care for, cherish, hold dear, treasure(verb)

    be fond of; be attached to

    prize, treasure, value, cherish, appreciate, treat, hold dear

  3. treat, care for(verb)

    provide treatment for

    "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

    process, cover, cherish, deal, treasure, do by, regale, handle, treat, address, plow, hold dear


  1. care for(verb)

    besee, think much of

  2. care for(verb)

    To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.

    I cared for my ailing mother for five years.

    besee, think much of

  3. care for(verb)

    To like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful, or suitable.

    besee, think much of

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. care for

    have regard for, pay heed to, attach value to, ascribe importance to

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  1. Jeff Dorson:

    If people feel they can no longer care for a pet, all they have to do is surrender him or her to a nearby rescue group or shelter, rather than abandon the poor animal at some random location, where their chances of survival are almost zero, this is truly a cowardly act and a punishable offense.

  2. Robert Schiller:

    The vast majority of jobs in metropolitan and suburban settings that care for patients with commercial insurance will limit a family physician’s scope of practice in order to meet the productivity and financial goals of the practice, these practices require high volume with shorter, less comprehensive visits.

  3. Pope Francis:

    All of us are asked, indeed urged, by Jesus to care for one another out of love ... Without looking to one side or the other to see what our neighbor is doing or not doing.

  4. Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards:

    This legislation will have devastating consequences for women across Ohio, john Kasich is proudly eliminating care for expectant mothers and newborns; he is leaving thousands without vital STD and HIV testing, slashing a program to fight domestic violence, and cutting access to essential, basic health care.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Keeping them behind bars does little to reduce crimes but it does a lot to tear apart families and communities, we need to start understanding how important it is to care for every single child as though that child was our own.

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