verb (used without object), cared, car·ing.
verb (used with object), cared, car·ing.
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Idioms for care
- be alert; be careful: Take care that you don't fall on the ice!
- take care of yourself; goodbye: used as an expression of parting.
- to watch over; be responsible for: to take care of an invalid.
- to act on; deal with; attend to: to take care of paying a bill.
Origin of care
synonym study for care
usage note for care
OTHER WORDS FROM carecarer, nounnon·car·ing, adjectiveo·ver·care, nounun·car·ing, adjective
Definition for care (2 of 2)
Origin of CARE
How to use care in a sentence
Essential workers— health care workers, grocery workers, and many schoolteachers, among others—are at high risk for infection because they cannot socially distance.
Elective procedures, a big profit-generator for device makers and hospitals, slowed or stopped altogether, while older people in particular put off medical care of all kinds to avoid exposure to the coronavirus.
She wondered how she and other front-line health- care workers at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia would get through.
Businesses will close once again, more schools will be forced to go online, and our health care system will fail.Republicans are starting to embrace COVID precautions after initially resisting|Aric Jenkins|November 17, 2020|Fortune
All three authors are public health and primary care physicians.COVID-19 reminds us of the need to focus on health equity|jakemeth|November 17, 2020|Fortune
For decades, consumers generally only cared about taste and price.
For anyone who cared to watch, the event and its denouement provided a graphic demonstration that the Iron Curtain was crumbling.
Later in life, Stalin would add one, and only one person, to his list of those he cared about.
Few cared about the grounded luxury jets that offered all manner of in-flight comforts—those were meant for the princelings.
And this meant that the nurses who now cared for her had no way of being sure they were safe.
You never cared—you were too proud to care; and when I spoke to you about my fault, you did n't even know what I meant.Confidence|Henry James
And the countess-dowager fanned herself complacently, and neither she nor Maude cared for the absence of a groomsman.
Some of those babies we know are cared for on cushions of down and wrapped in soft flannels and delicate muslins.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Nevertheless she triumphed; he had made her a peeress, and she did care for that; she cared also for the broad lands of Hartledon.
Parochial church of Santiago, a suburb of Manila, and the souls cared for therein.
British Dictionary definitions for care (1 of 2)
Word Origin for care
British Dictionary definitions for care (2 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with care
In addition to the idiom beginning with care
- care package
- couldn't care less
- for all (I care)
- in care of
- in charge (the care of)
- take care
- take care of
- tender loving care
- that's (takes care of) that