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Meaning of care

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone
           or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car
           needs constant attention" [syn: {care}, {attention}, {aid},
      2: judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised
         caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
         [syn: {caution}, {precaution}, {care}, {forethought}]
      3: an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up
         out of fear of public reaction" [syn: {concern}, {care},
      4: a cause for feeling concern; "his major care was the illness
         of his wife"
      5: attention and management implying responsibility for safety;
         "he is in the care of a bodyguard" [syn: {care}, {charge},
         {tutelage}, {guardianship}]
      6: activity involved in maintaining something in good working
         order; "he wrote the manual on car care" [syn: {care},
         {maintenance}, {upkeep}]
      v 1: feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I
           don't care"
      2: provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded"
         [syn: {care}, {give care}]
      3: prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this
         dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?" [syn:
         {wish}, {care}, {like}]
      4: 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" [syn:
         {manage}, {deal}, {care}, {handle}]
      5: be concerned with; "I worry about my grades" [syn: {worry},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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