verb (used without object), cared, car·ing.
verb (used with object), cared, car·ing.
- 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
Related formscar·er, nounnon·car·ing, adjectiveo·ver·care, nounun·car·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for caring
The men use the dolls to practice the basics of caring for babies.
After signing on to the film, Moore enlisted the services of her 30 Rock costar Alec Baldwin to play her caring husband.
Good, caring teachers recognized his talent and challenged him to work hard to compete at the highest levels.
There seems to be a proactive disregard for knowing or caring about their lives and plight.
The doctors and nurses in the emergency room were fast, caring, and highly professional.
At the same time, nurses thinking about, doing, and describing nursing know that caring has unique and particular meaning to them.Nursing as Caring|Anne Boykin
The necessity of caring for the pack-horse, perhaps better than aught else, served to restore his faculties.The Frontiersmen|Charles Egbert Craddock
Arthur was past caring for remonstrances or exhortations; he only laughed, and laughed, and laughed without end.The Gadfly|E. L. Voynich
The boy's tired clean out, riding, and Dick's been caring for him.The Red Mustang|William O. Stoddard
As for caring for her still, that's culpable folly, I consider, and injustice too.Into the Highways and Hedges|F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)
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Word Origin for care
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Idioms and Phrases with caring
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