verb (used without object), cared, car·ing.
verb (used with object), cared, car·ing.
Words nearby care
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
OTHER WORDS FROM carecar·er, nounnon·car·ing, adjectiveo·ver·care, nounun·car·ing, adjective
synonym study for care
usage note for care
Definition for cares (2 of 2)
Origin of CARE
Examples from the Web for cares
The NFL cares about only one thing: protecting the 32 franchise owners.
The Bible explicitly and repeatedly calls for the construction of a system that protects and cares for these groups.Pope Bids Refugees to EU ‘Bienvenido’; Europe Says ‘Non’|Candida Moss|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No one cares whether one of those names is going to be Mrs. Mellark or Mrs. Hawthorne.Team Peeta or Team Gale: Why the ‘Hunger Games’ Love Triangle Ruins ‘Mockingjay – Part 1’|Kevin Fallon|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By day, she cares for her children in a bombed-out milk factory that hosts her orphanage, Okutiuka.Death Metal Angola: Heavy Metal in War-Torn Africa|Nina Strochlic|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is good for the entire group, but all Rick cares about is providing a safe environment for his pregnant wife and young son.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And now he had less of the old high spirits that had enabled him to laugh off the cares of debt.Goldsmith|William Black
Are your cares as a guardian wearing on your nerves, and bringing a need of stimulants?That Girl Montana|Marah Ellis Ryan
I could only show him where he could find help, my darling, and I do not think he cares to have me tell him.Bessie at the Sea-Side|Joanna Mathews
She had assumed some of Elinor's cares for the day, for Elinor herself had not been visible since breakfast.A Poor Wise Man|Mary Roberts Rinehart
You have lightened my mind of the cares which threatened to darken my closing days.Mr. Fortescue|William Westall
British Dictionary definitions for cares (1 of 2)
Word Origin for care
British Dictionary definitions for cares (2 of 2)
n acronym for
Idioms and Phrases with cares
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