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concern

 
Noun concern has 5 senses
  1. concern - something that interests you because it is important or affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"
    --1 is a kind of
    interest, involvement
    --1 has particulars:
     worldly concern, earthly concern, world, earth; matter, affair, thing; personal business, personal matters, affairs; part; point of honor
  2. concern, care, fear - an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
    --2 is a kind of anxiety
    Derived form: verb concern2
  3. business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation - a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
    --3 is a kind of enterprise
    --3 has members: division
    --3 has particulars:
     agency; brokerage; carrier, common carrier; chain; firm, house, business firm; franchise, dealership; manufacturer, maker, manufacturing business; partnership; processor; shipbuilder; underperformer
  4. concern, worry, headache, vexation - something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
    --4 is a kind of negative stimulus
    --4 has particulars:
     bugaboo; burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus; business
    Derived form: verb concern2
  5. concern - a feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"
    --5 is a kind of
    sympathy, fellow feeling
    Antonyms: unconcern
    --5 has particulars: solicitude, solicitousness; softheartedness, tenderness
Verb concern has 2 senses
  1. refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on - have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. concern, interest, occupy, worry - be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant"
    Derived forms: noun concern2, noun concern4
    Sample sentence:
    The bad news will concern him
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