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
Morgan State University and Northern Virginia Community College have received $1 million each to help students find careers in areas such as cryptocurrency and health care, officials on both campuses announced this week.Morgan State University, Northern Virginia Community College receive grants for job training programs|Lauren Lumpkin|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The nouveau is the hobbyhorse of Christine and Dennis Vrooman, while their son, Nathan, “takes care of the serious wines,” Christine Vrooman says.We deserve ‘nouveau’ wine in 2020 — a vintage meant to be fun and drunk right away|Dave McIntyre|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
In Maryland, new weekly infections among residents and staff at long-term care facilities have increased tenfold since the start of October, according to a Washington Post analysis of state data.Maryland and Virginia nursing homes battle explosive covid-19 outbreaks — again|Rebecca Tan, Rachel Chason|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Also starting Friday, in-person visits to nursing homes have been limited to “compassion care” visits only, and visitors will not be permitted without proof of a negative coronavirus test taken less than 72 hours prior.Maryland’s coronavirus numbers are going up. Here’s what you need to know.|Erin Cox|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
A living will — sometimes called an advanced health care directive — is a private document that contains instructions for medical treatment if you are unable to speak or communicate your wishes.
When we need a strong, cooperative tone to the relationship, our current posture is seen as uncaring.Let's Get Real: Washington Can't Walk Away From Cairo|Frank G. Wisner|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The kind that involve zero anguished relatives screaming into the uncaring airport terminal void.Lesser Mysteries for Those With Breaking News Fatigue|Kelly Williams Brown|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nonetheless, Byers soldiers on, depicting her more than once as “uncaring.”
A dreadful new article from Politico portrays New York Times editor Jill Abramson as cold, rude, and ‘uncaring.’
We are the ones who wander along with them as they venture out into the busy, uncaring, and preoccupying world.
Immediately, with the uncaring folly of youth, Johnson plunged into the very spot to his friends horror and anxiety.Rowlandson's Oxford|A. Hamilton Gibbs
The massive beast rose on its hind legs, growled, and Ross walked by it uncaring, unmenaced by the puzzled animal.The Time Traders|Andre Norton
What at the time they had known, unheeding and uncaring, assumed a vividness quite new.The Furnace|Rose Macaulay
Evil is cruel, since it is a true reflection of the uncaring and insensate universe.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
The old government, tired and indolent, half-hearted and uncaring, was losing the war beyond hopes of recovery.Sonia Married|Stephen McKenna
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