Definitions of care

  1. the work of caring for or attending to someone or something; " no medical care was required"; " the old car needed constant attention"
  2. provide care for; " The nurse was caring for the wounded"
  3. activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; " he wrote the manual on car care"
  4. attention and management implying responsibility for safety; " he is under the care of a physician"
  5. judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; " he exercised caution in opening the door"; " he handled the vase with care"
  6. a cause for feeling concern; " his major care was the illness of his wife"
  7. an anxious feeling; " care had aged him"; " they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
  8. be concerned with; " I worry about my grades"
  9. feel concern or interest; " I really care about my work"; " I don't care"
  10. prefer or wish to do something; " Do you care to try this dish?"; " Would you like to come along to the movies?"
  11. attention and management implying responsibility for safety; " he is in the care of a bodyguard"
  12. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; " he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; " it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
  13. A burdensome sense of responsibility; trouble caused by onerous duties; anxiety; concern; solicitude.
  14. Charge, oversight, or management, implying responsibility for safety and prosperity.
  15. Attention or heed; caution; regard; heedfulness; watchfulness; as, take care; have a care.
  16. The object of watchful attention or anxiety.
  17. To be anxious or solicitous; to be concerned; to have regard or interest; - sometimes followed by an objective of measure.
  18. Concern; uneasiness of mind; anxiety; a burdensome responsibility; caution; charge; attention; watchfulness; an object of attention and regard.
  19. To be anxious; be concerned or interested; to desire or wish; to have a fondness; with for.
  20. Anxiety, heedfulness: charge, oversight: the object of anxiety.
  21. To be anxious: to be inclined: to have regard.
  22. Charge; oversight; caution; anxiety; the thing cared for.
  23. To be anxious about; to be inclined to; to regard.
  24. To be interested or concerned; be inclined or disposed; desire.
  25. Anxiety or concern; solicitude.
  26. Charge or oversight.
  27. Regard or attention; heed.
  28. Any object of solicitude.
  29. Solicitude; anxiety; caution; regard; attention; heed; charge or oversight; the object of care.
  30. To be anxious or solicitous; to be concerned about; to be inclined; to like.
  31. Thoughtful attention; uncasiness of mind; concern; regard; charge.
  32. To be anxious or uneasy in mind; to heed or regard.

Usage examples for care

  1. " I don't care about him. – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  2. If you won't help me, I don't care if I get out of it or not. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. If he is found, I mean when he is found, he will need my care and it wouldn't do for me to be away then. – Dorothy on a Ranch by Evelyn Raymond
  4. But I don't know where he is- and what is more, I don't care. – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  5. There is so much more care for me. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  6. Take care of it for me. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. I don't care if you ain't got no money. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  8. I mean to love you and take care of you; and you will love me too by- and- by. – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  9. I don't care how many fellers wants to marry you, so long as they don't. – Lost Farm Camp by Harry Herbert Knibbs
  10. She was sure that Mary could take care of herself. – The Motor Maids by Rose, Shamrock and Thistle by Katherine Stokes
  11. Why should either of us care? – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. What do I care for you? – Possessed by Cleveland Moffett
  13. " I will not wait, because I do not care about the letter. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. " Well," I said, " I don't care if I do. – My Friend The Murderer by A. Conan Doyle
  15. She will not care to go, I should think. – Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete by Gilbert Parker
  16. I was hu't, at the time; but I don't care anything for it, now. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  17. But about the other- I care nothing about the other! – The Diary of a Man of Fifty by Henry James
  18. " You mean you don't care for him," Deborah said. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  19. Perhaps she might care for him enough to marry him! – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
  20. Well, what do you care? – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris