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Care vs. Caring

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Carenoun

(obsolete) Grief, sorrow.

Caringadjective

(of a person) Kind, sensitive, empathetic.

‘She's a very caring person; she always has a kind word for everyone.’;

Carenoun

Close attention; concern; responsibility.

‘Care should be taken when holding babies.’;

Caringverb

present participle of care

Carenoun

Worry.

‘I don't have a care in the world.’;

Caringnoun

The act of one who cares.

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Carenoun

Maintenance, upkeep.

‘dental care’;

Caringnoun

a loving feeling

Carenoun

The treatment of those in need (especially as a profession).

Caringadjective

showing a care;

‘a caring mother’;

Carenoun

The state of being cared for by others.

‘in care’;

Caringadjective

having or displaying warmth or affection;

‘affectionate children’; ‘caring parents’; ‘a fond embrace’; ‘fond of his nephew’; ‘a tender glance’; ‘a warm embrace’;

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Carenoun

The object of watchful attention or anxiety.

Caringadjective

feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others;

‘caring friends’;

Careverb

To be concerned about, have an interest in.

‘I don't care what you think.’;

Caringadjective

displaying kindness and concern for others

‘a caring and invaluable friend’;

Careverb

(intransitive) To look after; used with for.

‘Young children can learn to care for a pet.’;

Caringnoun

the work or practice of looking after those unable to care for themselves, especially on account of age or illness

‘the caring professions’;

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Careverb

(intransitive) To be mindful of something. en

Careverb

To want; to be inclined towards.

‘Would you care for another slice of cake?’; ‘Would you care to dance?’;

Carenoun

A burdensome sense of responsibility; trouble caused by onerous duties; anxiety; concern; solicitude.

‘Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye,And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.’;

Carenoun

Charge, oversight, or management, implying responsibility for safety and prosperity.

‘The care of all the churches.’; ‘Him thy care must be to find.’; ‘Perplexed with a thousand cares.’;

Carenoun

Attention or heed; caution; regard; heedfulness; watchfulness; as, take care; have a care.

‘I thank thee for thy care and honest pains.’;

Carenoun

The object of watchful attention or anxiety.

‘Right sorrowfully mourning her bereaved cares.’;

Careverb

To be anxious or solicitous; to be concerned; to have regard or interest; - sometimes followed by an objective of measure.

‘I would not care a pin, if the other three were in.’; ‘Master, carest thou not that we perish?’; ‘He cared not for the affection of the house.’;

Carenoun

the work of caring for or attending to someone or something;

‘no medical care was required’; ‘the old car needed constant attention’;

Carenoun

judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger;

‘he exercised caution in opening the door’; ‘he handled the vase with care’;

Carenoun

an anxious feeling;

‘care had aged him’; ‘they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction’;

Carenoun

a cause for feeling concern;

‘his major care was the illness of his wife’;

Carenoun

attention and management implying responsibility for safety;

‘he is in the care of a bodyguard’;

Carenoun

activity involved in maintaining something in good working order;

‘he wrote the manual on car care’;

Careverb

feel concern or interest;

‘I really care about my work’; ‘I don't care’;

Careverb

provide care for;

‘The nurse was caring for the wounded’;

Careverb

prefer or wish to do something;

‘Do you care to try this dish?’; ‘Would you like to come along to the movies?’;

Careverb

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’;

Careverb

be concerned with;

‘I worry about my grades’;

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