care
noun.
the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
no medical care was required|the old car needs constant attention
Synonym: aid, attention, tending
noun.
judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
he exercised caution in opening the door|he handled the vase with care
noun.
an anxious feeling
care had aged him|they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction
Synonym: concern, fear
noun.
a cause for feeling concern
his major care was the illness of his wife
noun.
attention and management implying responsibility for safety
he is in the care of a bodyguard
noun.
activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
he wrote the manual on car care
verb.
feel concern or interest
I really care about my work|I don't care
verb.
provide care for
The nurse was caring for the wounded
Synonym: give care
verb.
prefer or wish to do something
Do you care to try this dish?|Would you like to come along to the movies?
Synonym: wish, like
verb.
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
Synonym: deal, handle, manage
verb.
be concerned with
I worry about my grades
Synonym: worry