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CARE /keəʳ/
care /keə $ ker/ noun
care verb [intransitive and transitive]


مبالات ، توجه ، نگهداری ، محافظت کردن ، مراقبت ، تیمار ، پرستاری ، مواظبت ، بیم ، دلواپسی (م.م). غم ، پروا داشتن ، غم خوردن ، علاقمند بودن ، قانون ـ فقه: مواظبت ، روانشناسی: نگرانی ، علوم نظامی: مراقبت
پزشکی: مواظبت ، پرستاری

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

care
[verb]
Synonyms:
- be concerned, be bothered, be interested, mind
[noun]
Synonyms:
- caution, attention, carefulness, consideration, forethought, heed, management, pains, prudence, vigilance, watchfulness
- protection, charge, control, custody, guardianship, keeping, management, supervision
- worry, anxiety, concern, disquiet, perplexity, pressure, responsibility, stress, trouble
Contrasted words: calm, ease, peace, quietude, assurance, comfort, easiness, carelessness, disregard, heedlessness, unconcern, boredom, disinterest, ennui
Related Words: strain, stress, tension, apprehension, foreboding, misgiving, suspense, agitation, disturbance, perturbation, alarm, consternation, dismay, fear, curiosity, enthusiasm, interest, consideration, solicitude, thoughtfulness, effort, exertion, pains, trouble, alertness, vigilance, watchfulness
English Thesaurus: care, caution, prudence, vigilance, regard for something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

CARE /keəʳ/ abbreviation for
Cooperative for American Relief to Everywhere; an organization that sends special boxes of food, clothing, and medicine called ‘CARE packages’ to places in the world where they are needed. The organization started in the US but now includes 12 member countries.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. care1 S1 W1 /keə $ ker/ noun
[Word Family: noun: care, carer; adjective: carefulcareless, caringUNCARING; verb: care; adverb: carefullycarelessly]
[Language: Old English; Origin: caru]

1. LOOKING AFTER SOMEBODY [uncountable] the process of looking after someone, especially because they are ill, old, or very young:
high standards of medical care
They shared the care of the children.
Care facilities for the elderly are inadequate.
in sb’s care (=being looked after by someone)
The children had been left in the care of a babysitter.
be under sb’s care (=be officially looked after or treated by someone)
Mentally ill patients will be under the care of a psychiatrist.day care, health care, intensive care, ⇒ tender loving care at tender1(5)

2. take care of somebody/something
a) to look after someone or something:
Who’s taking care of the dog while you’re away?
take care of yourself
The children are old enough to take care of themselves.
b) to deal with all the necessary work, arrangements etc:
Her secretary always took care of the details.
Don’t worry about your accommodation – it’s all taken care of.
c) to pay for something – used when you want to avoid saying this directly:
We’ll take care of the fees.

3. take care
a) spoken used when saying goodbye to family and friends:
Take care! See you next week!
b) to be careful:
Take care when driving in icy conditions.
take care to do something
Take care to ensure that the ladder is steady before you climb it.
take care (that)
Take care that the meat is cooked properly.

4. KEEPING SOMETHING IN GOOD CONDITION [uncountable] the process of doing things to keep something in good condition and working correctly:
With proper care, the washing machine should last for years.
advice on skin care

5. CAREFULNESS [uncountable] when you are careful to avoid damage, mistakes etc:
The note on the box said ‘Fragile – handle with care’.
The picture had been drawn with great care.

6. take care over/with something to spend a lot of time and effort making sure that something is perfect:
Paul always takes great care over his appearance.

7. in care British English a child who is in care is being looked after by the government, not by their parents:
When he was sent to prison, the children were taken into care.

8. PROBLEM/WORRY [uncountable and countable] literary something that causes problems and makes you anxious or sad:
At last I felt free from my cares.
Alex looked as though he didn’t have a care in the world (=had no problems or worries).
a man with the cares of the world on his shoulders (=with a lot of problems or worries)

9. care of somebody British English, in care of somebody American English used when sending letters to someone at someone else’s address Synonym : c/o:
Send me the letter care of my uncle.

10. have a care! British English spoken old-fashioned used to tell someone to be more careful

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. care2 S1 W2 verb [intransitive and transitive]
[Word Family: noun: care, carer; adjective: carefulcareless, caringUNCARING; verb: care; adverb: carefullycarelessly]

1. to think that something is important, so that you are interested in it, worried about it etc
care about
The only thing he seems to care about is money.
care what/how/whether etc
She didn’t care what her father thought.
‘He looked angry.’ ‘I don’t care!’

2. to be concerned about what happens to someone, because you like or love them ⇒ caring
care about
I care about him and hate to see him hurt like this.
She felt that nobody cared.

3. who cares? spoken used to say that something does not worry or upset you because it is not important:
It’s rather old and scruffy, but who cares?

4. see if I care! spoken used when you are angry or upset, to say that you do not care about what someone will do:
Go with William, then – see if I care!

5. somebody couldn’t care less spoken used to say that someone does not care at all about something:
I really couldn’t care less what you think!

6. what does somebody care? spoken used to say that someone does not care at all about something:
What do I care? It’s your responsibility now!

7. as if I cared! spoken used to say that something is not important to you at all:
As if I cared whether he comes with us or not!

8. for all somebody cares spoken used when you are angry that someone does not seem concerned about someone or something:
We could be starving for all they care!

9. not care to do something old-fashioned to not like doing something:
She doesn’t care to spend much time with her relatives.
I wouldn’t care to meet him in a dark alley!
I’ve experienced more reorganizations than I care to remember (=a lot of them).

10. any ... you care to name/mention any thing of a particular kind:
Virtually any piece of equipment you care to name can be hired these days.

11. would you care to do something? spoken formal used to ask someone politely whether they want to do something:
Would you care to join us for dinner?

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

care
noun
I. looking after sb/sth
ADJ. good, great He loved his books and took great care of them.
loving, tender She's still very frail and will need lots of tender loving care.
private | voluntary | constant, full-time, round-the-clock | continuing, long-term | short-term, temporary | daily, day-to-day, routine | intensive Last night she was critically ill in intensive care. an intensive care unit
clinical, emergency, health, medical, nursing, patient | hospital, inpatient, institutional, residential | day, non-hospital, outpatient | community | domestic, domiciliary, home, home-based | primary, secondary, tertiary | antenatal, dental, psychiatric | palliative | formal, informal The couple relied on informal care from relatives.
foster | public children in public care
pastoral, spiritual | client, customer | hair, skin
VERB + CARE take He left his job to take care of his sick wife. I'll take care of hiring the car.
provide (sb with) | need, require | receive | take sb into The boys were taken into care when their parents died.
CARE + NOUN services | centre, home, unit | manager, worker | management | plan, policy, programme | allowance | needs, order
PREP. in ~ He had been in foster care since he was five.
in sb's ~ You won't come to any harm while you're in their care. Many historic sites are in the care of the National Trust.
under the ~ of He's under the care of Dr Parks.
~ of
PHRASES the quality/standard of care

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

care
II. attention/thought given to sth
ADJ. extreme, good, great Great care should be taken to ensure that the equipment is clean.
extra, special | infinite, the utmost | exquisite, meticulous, painstaking, scrupulous The little girl was writing her name with painstaking care.
exaggerated, excessive He takes excessive care of his appearance.
due (formal), proper, reasonable The householder has a duty to take reasonable care for the visitor's safety.
VERB + CARE exercise, take
PREP. with ~ A label on the box read: ‘Glass?handle with care’.
without ~ He was found guilty of driving without due care and attention.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

care
verb
ADV. deeply, genuinely, a lot, passionately, really, truly | hardly, not greatly, not much, not particularly He hardly cares what he does any more. I don't know which she chose, nor do I greatly care.
PREP. about He really cares about the environment.
for You genuinely care for him, don't you?
PHRASES be past caring I'm past caring what he does (= I don't care any more).

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

care

medical care
People expect good standards of medical care.
health care
The government has put a lot more money into health care.
hospital care
£50.6m is to be spent on hospital care.
community care (=in the area where you live rather than in hospitals)
Most mentally ill people are now treated through community care.
home care (=in people’s own homes)
You can find home care through family service agencies.
patient care (=care of someone who is ill)
The changes should lead to better patient care.
inpatient/outpatient care (=for people in hospital/not in hospital)
Outpatient care is generally less expensive than a stay in hospital.
nursing care
The important thing is the quality of the nursing care.
residential care (=for ill or old people in a place where they stay)
They used the money to pay for residential care.
intensive care (=for people who are very seriously ill)
He needed intensive care for several weeks.
after-school care
Children with both parents working long hours need after-school care.
constant/round-the-clock care (=all day and all night)
He needs round-the-clock care.
short-term/long-term care
The home provides short-term care for elderly people.
provide care
The charity provides care and shelter for homeless people.
need/require care
She had an aging mother who required constant care.
receive care
Every citizen has the right to receive health care.
a care worker British English (=someone whose job is looking after people)
She's a part-time care worker with mentally ill adults.
care services/facilities
How much money is spent on health care services?

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

care
I.
noun
1.
BAD: These children need a special care and attention.
GOOD: These children need special care and attention.
BAD: My host family took a good care of me.
GOOD: My host family took good care of me.

Usage Note:
Care is nearly always an uncountable noun: 'Care of the environment has become a priority in government thinking.' 'Would you like me to take care of the plants while you're away?'

2.
See CARE (care)

3.
BAD: Take care of not catching a cold.
GOOD: Take care not to catch a cold.
BAD: You'd better take care of not offending her.
GOOD: You'd better take care not to offend her.

Usage Note:
Take care of means 'look after': 'Who's going to take care of the dog while you're away?'
When you mean 'be careful to avoid something', use take care not to or take care that you don't : 'He took great care not to let anyone know his intentions.'

4.
BAD: Some women stay at home to take care after the children.
GOOD: Some women stay at home to take care of the children.
BAD: The government must take care for the teachers.
GOOD: The government must take care of the teachers.
BAD: Who will take care about the shop?
GOOD: Who will take care of the shop?

Usage Note:
take care of or look after sb/sth : 'After his mother died, there was nobody to take care of him.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

care
II.
verb
BAD: The only thing they cared for was how to make money.
GOOD: The only thing they cared about was how to make money.
BAD: It encourages readers to care for what they buy.
GOOD: It encourages readers to care about what they buy.
BAD: Some criminals simply don't care of being caught.
GOOD: Some criminals simply don't care about being caught.
BAD: They don't take care about religion.
GOOD: They don't care about religion.

Usage Note:
care for = (1) (formal) like: 'Would you care for another drink?'
(2) = (usually adjectival or passive) look after: 'Don't worry. The child is being well cared for.'
care (about) = think that something is important: 'I don't care (about) how much it costs.' 'I don't care about the cost.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

care
kɛə
See: couldn't care less , have a care , give a hang or care a hang , take care

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

CARE
Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere, Inc.

[TahlilGaran] Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary


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