Textual thesaurus for "care"

(noun) maintenance, upkeep

activity involved in maintaining something in good working order

he wrote the manual on car care

(noun) tending, aid, attention

the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

no medical care was required; the old car needs constant attention

(noun) charge, guardianship, tutelage

attention and management implying responsibility for safety

he is in the care of a bodyguard

(noun) caution, forethought, precaution

judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

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

(noun) concern, fear

an anxious feeling

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

(verb) worry

be concerned with

I worry about my grades

(verb) wish, like

prefer or wish to do something

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

(verb) deal, handle, manage

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

(verb) give care

provide care for

The nurse was caring for the wounded