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
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
A dreadful new article from Politico portrays New York Times editor Jill Abramson as cold, rude, and ‘uncaring.’
Nonetheless, Byers soldiers on, depicting her more than once as “uncaring.”
We are the ones who wander along with them as they venture out into the busy, uncaring, and preoccupying world.
It felt intelligence slipping from it, felt the old, uncaring comfort coming back again.The World That Couldn't Be|Clifford Donald Simak
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
Eight hundred thousand endless, lonely revolutions about an unthinking, uncaring, ungrateful world is quite enough.If at First You Don't...|John Brudy
They locked in each other's arms—trying to save each other on Nature's vast lonely, tossing, uncaring sea.Bride of the Mistletoe|James Lane Allen
She noted his uncaring casual glance at that potent fascinator, the buffalo horn, and his hasty, unsettled gesture.The Story of Old Fort Loudon|Charles Egbert Craddock
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