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
Example sentences from the Web for care
Who cares of Barack Hussein Obama is president and gays are getting married?
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
The cathedral is the only Spanish parochial church; it cares for two thousand four hundred souls.
This habit and the fact that she cares more for color than for drawing are the usual criticisms of her pictures.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
If among them is one who cares to work with a fever of industry that even socialism cannot calm, let him do it.
Under the present order and with the present gloomy preconceptions they have been the least of its collective cares.
I don't believe that Dorothy Chester cares a pin whether she gets in with rich folks or not!Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
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