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care

 
Noun care has 6 senses
  1. care, attention, aid, tending - the work of caring for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needed constant attention"
    --1 is a kind of work
    --1 has particulars:
     hair care, haircare, hairdressing; maternalism; babysitting, baby sitting; pet sitting; dental care; first aid; treatment; incubation; livery; manicure; pedicure; nourishment; nursing; tender loving care, TLC; nurturance; personal care; skin care, skincare; faith healing, faith cure; tree surgery; healthcare, health care
    Derived form: verb care2
  2. caution, precaution, care, forethought - judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
    --2 is a kind of judiciousness
  3. concern, care, fear - an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
    --3 is a kind of anxiety
    Derived form: verb care5
  4. care - a cause for feeling concern; "his major care was the illness of his wife"
    --4 is a kind of
    predicament, quandary, plight
    Derived forms: verb care1, verb care5
  5. care, charge, tutelage, guardianship - attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
    --5 is a kind of protection
    --5 has particulars:
     due care, ordinary care, reasonable care; foster care; great care; providence; slight care
    Derived form: verb care4
  6. care, maintenance, upkeep - activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
    --6 is a kind of repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation
    --6 has particulars:
     camera care; car care; overhaul, inspection and repair, service; pump priming; scheduled maintenance; steam fitting
Verb care has 5 senses
  1. care - feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"
    --1 is one way to
    feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with
    Derived forms: noun care4, noun caring1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue care
  2. care, give care - provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded"
    --2 is one way to help, assist, aid
    Derived form: noun care1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. wish, care, like - prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
    --3 is one way to desire, want
    Sample sentence:
    They care to move
  4. manage, deal, care, handle - be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
    --4 is one way to control, command
    Derived form: noun care5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    => Somebody ----s PP
  5. worry, care - be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"
    --5 is one way to mind
    Derived forms: noun care3, noun care4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
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