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Synonyms for concern
kənˈsɜrn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concern(noun)

    something that interests you because it is important or affects you

    "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"

    Synonyms:
    fear, business organisation, worry, care, business, business organization, business concern, headache, vexation

    Antonyms:
    unconcern

  2. concern, care, fear(noun)

    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, care, charge, tutelage, guardianship, business, vexation, maintenance, attention, fear

    Antonyms:
    unconcern

  3. concern(noun)

    a feeling of sympathy for someone or something

    "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"

    Synonyms:
    fear, business organisation, worry, care, business, business organization, business concern, headache, vexation

    Antonyms:
    unconcern

  4. concern, worry, headache, vexation(noun)

    something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

    "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"

    Synonyms:
    headache, business concern, annoying, cephalalgia, business organisation, botheration, trouble, business organization, worry, chafe, head ache, care, irritation, business, vexation, annoyance, fear

    Antonyms:
    unconcern

  5. business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation(verb)

    a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it

    "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"

    Synonyms:
    headache, business concern, business sector, business organisation, business organization, line of work, business enterprise, worry, job, byplay, care, stage business, commercial enterprise, line, patronage, occupation, business, vexation, clientele, fear

    Antonyms:
    unconcern

  6. refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with(verb)

    be relevant to

    "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, touch, resuscitate, equal, associate, doctor, have-to doe with, cite, rival, hit, consult, fix, pertain, appertain, continue, impact, mend, worry, link, refer, strike, meet, reach, repair, connect, bushel, stir, bring up, uphold, tinge, look up, affect, occupy, restore, name, relate, touch on, interrelate, preserve, tinct, bear on, partake, allude, bear upon, mention, colligate, contact, match, tie in, come to, advert, push, furbish up, denote, carry on, revive, extend to, interest, disturb, link up, tint

    Antonyms:
    unconcern

  7. concern, interest, occupy, worry(verb)

    be on the mind of

    "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"

    Synonyms:
    lodge in, invade, occupy, touch, engross, care, use up, matter to, have-to doe with, worry, touch on, absorb, engage, busy, fill, come to, relate, refer, reside, interest, take, pertain, bear on, vex

    Antonyms:
    unconcern

Wiktionary

  1. concern(verb)

    To be of importance to.

    Synonyms:
    interest

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. concern

    Anxiety is, according to its derivation, a choking disquiet, akin to anguish; anxiety is mental; anguish may be mental or physical; anguish is in regard to the known, anxiety in regard to the unknown; anguish is because of what has happened, anxiety because of what may happen. Anxiety refers to some future event, always suggesting hopeful possibility, and thus differing from apprehension, fear, dread, foreboding, terror, all of which may be quite despairing. In matters within our reach, anxiety always stirs the question whether something can not be done, and is thus a valuable spur to doing; in this respect it is allied to care. Foreboding, dread, etc., commonly incapacitate for all helpful thought or endeavor. Worry is a more petty, restless, and manifest anxiety; anxiety may be quiet and silent; worry is communicated to all around. Solicitude is a milder anxiety. Fretting or fretfulness is a weak complaining without thought of accomplishing or changing anything, but merely as a relief to one's own disquiet. Perplexity often involves anxiety, but may be quite free from it. A student may be perplexed regarding a translation, yet, if he has time enough, not at all anxious regarding it.

    Synonyms:
    anguish, anxiety, apprehension, care, disquiet, disturbance, dread, fear, foreboding, fretfulness, fretting, misgiving, perplexity, solicitude, trouble, worry

    Antonyms:
    apathy, assurance, calmness, carelessness, confidence, ease, light-heartedness, nonchalance, satisfaction, tranquillity

    Preposition:
    Anxiety for a friend's return; anxiety about, in regard to, or concerning the future.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. concern

    Synonyms:
    interest, regard, anxiety, matter, affair, institution, solicitude, moment, regret, sympathy, sorrow

    Antonyms:
    indifference, disregard, carelessness, congratulation, chuckling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. concern(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    affect, interest, touch, regard, relate to, belong to, pertain to, bear upon, be of importance to

  2. concern(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    trouble, make anxious, make uneasy

  3. concern(n.)

    Synonyms:
    matter, business, affair, transaction

  4. concern(n.)

    Synonyms:
    importance, interest, moment, consequence, weight

  5. concern(n.)

    Synonyms:
    anxiety, solicitude, care, carefulness

  6. concern(n.)

    Synonyms:
    firm, house, establishment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. concern(n)

    Synonyms:
    business, affair, moment, importance, interest, weight, consequence, solicitude, anxiety, uneasiness care, firm, house, company, partnership

    Antonyms:
    unconcern, inconsequence

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Concern":

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Karen
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How to use concern in a sentence?

  1. David Heymann:

    The experts at the meeting felt there was no reason to decrease travel to these areas. What is important( is) for people to understand their individual risk they undergo when they go to these areas. The risk of international spread is not a significant concern.

  2. Makan Delrahim:

    I understand that some journalists and observers have recently expressed concern that the antitrust division no longer believes that vertical mergers can be efficient and beneficial to competition and consumers.

  3. John Linehan:

    Our concern is the willingness of the management team at Occidental to cut very favorable deals against the interests of shareholders on a longer-term basis.

  4. Melinda Wilkins:

    A lot of times, food adulteration issues are not a food safety concern necessarily, but still it's disturbing to think that you might be eating something that you're not aware of, so I think companies will want to be very careful about how they label, and they may want to be doing more testing of their suppliers.

  5. Carmen Reyes:

    Nina has been someone who has loved life, who has lived life to the fullest, our biggest concern right now is taking care of the children and the baby.


Translations for concern

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  • الاهتمامArabic
  • грижа, обезпокоявам, засягам, загриженост, концерн, отнасям се до, интересBulgarian
  • preocupació, preocupar, consternacióCatalan, Valencian
  • znepokojovat, podnik, trápitCzech
  • BekymringDanish
  • Betroffenheit, Besorgnis, Konzern, SorgeGerman
  • koncerniEsperanto
  • preocupar, preocupación, referirse aSpanish
  • asia, huolestuttaa, huoliFinnish
  • inquiéter, inquiétude, toucher, concerner, soin, interesser, importance, préoccuperFrench
  • bain do, bain leIrish
  • suimScottish Gaelic
  • דאגה, הדאיגHebrew
  • perhatianIndonesian
  • impresa, preoccupare, interessare, turbare, concernere, inquietareItalian
  • 心配事, 注意事項, 題目Japanese
  • ಕಾಳಜಿKannada
  • fabulaLatin
  • utiutiMāori
  • zich inlaten, onderneming, belang hechten aan, belangstelling, zorg, ongerust makenDutch
  • uro, bekymring, angå, konsern, selskapNorwegian
  • preocupação, preocupar, concernir, ter a ver comPortuguese
  • preocupare, concern, frământare, îngrijora, preocupa, îngrijorare, întreprindereRomanian
  • забота, волновать, концерн, беспокойство, занимать, беспокоить, касатьсяRussian
  • shqetësim, shqetësojAlbanian
  • oro, oroa, angå, bekymraSwedish
  • அக்கறைTamil
  • ఆందోళనTelugu
  • şaşkınlık, özen, kaygı, endişe, cesaretsizlik, önyargı, ilgilendirmekTurkish
  • تشویشUrdu
  • làm cho lo ngạiVietnamese

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