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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.
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Quotes of care

  1. Well, I'm telling them two things. One is that, look, this is going to be something when the American people realize- once it's passed- that, A, it does take care of preexisting conditions; B, you're insurance rates aren't going to skyrocket; C, the insurance companies aren't going to be running the show like they were before; D, you're going to be in a position where you can keep your insurance that you have. That once the American public realizes that, you're going to get a reward for this. They're going to be rewarded. – Joe Biden
  2. Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement. – Christopher Bond
  3. It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy. – Christopher Bond
  4. People learn to lead because they care about something. – Charlotte Bunch
  5. God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple. – Jean Claude Van Damme
  6. Anyone who has spent a few nights in a tent during a storm can tell you: The world doesn't care all that much if you live or die. – Anthony Doerr
  7. Believe it or not, I don't own a TV. Crazy huh? I'm not a big movie -goer either. I just feel like I'm watching work. I am always outside and couldn't care less about what's on TV these days. – Jeffrey Donovan
  8. What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots. – Newt Gingrich
  9. They want more production and they want it cheaper. But no matter what happens, the creative idea will be perpetuated by somebody who comes up with a vision. I don't care if there are three ceos- it takes one guy with an idea. – Joe Grant
  10. Take care of the pence, for the pounds will take care of themselves. – William Lowndes
  11. I don't sit here and dream because I don't care about the future. I wouldn't take nothin' for my past and I've got enough behind me that I can write forever. – Brownie McGhee
  12. I think we have to be very careful when we toss around terms like 'cut health care costs.' We would do very well to expect a cut in the rate of increase. – David Obey
  13. As I travel around Idaho and visit with seniors, I hear almost universal concern about the rising cost of health care particularly the cost of prescription drugs. – Michael K. Simpson
  14. I went to work in an office and learned, among other lessons, to do things I did not care for, and to do them well. Before I left this office, two of my books had already been published. – Sigrid Undset
  15. I care about people. In the end, I think they feel it. It comes across, regardless of the character I'm portraying. – Forest Whitaker

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

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