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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 care /ˈkɛr, ˈkær/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 care /ˈkæ(ə)r, ˈkɛ(ə)r/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Care n.
 1. 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.   --Shak.
 2. Charge, oversight, or management, implying responsibility for safety and prosperity.
    The care of all the churches.   --2 Cor. xi. 28.
    Him thy care must be to find.   --Milton.
    Perplexed with a thousand cares.   --Shak.
 3. Attention or heed; caution; regard; heedfulness; watchfulness; as, take care; have a care.
    I thank thee for thy care and honest pains.   --Shak.
 4. The object of watchful attention or anxiety.
    Right sorrowfully mourning her bereaved cares.   --Spenser.
 Syn: -- Anxiety; solicitude; concern; caution; regard; management; direction; oversight. -- Care, Anxiety, Solicitude, Concern. These words express mental pain in different degress. Care belongs primarily to the intellect, and becomes painful from overburdened thought. Anxiety denotes a state of distressing uneasiness fron the dread of evil. Solicitude expresses the same feeling in a diminished degree. Concern is opposed to indifference, and implies exercise of anxious thought more or less intense. We are careful about the means, solicitous and anxious about the end; we are solicitous to obtain a good, anxious to avoid an evil.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Care, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cared p. pr. & vb. n. Caring.]  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.   --Shak.
    Master, carest thou not that we perish?   --Mark. iv. 38.
 To care for. (a) To have under watchful attention; to take care of. (b) To have regard or affection for; to like or love.
    He cared not for the affection of the house.   --Tennyson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the work of caring for or attending to someone or something;
           "no medical care was required"; "the old car needed
           constant attention" [syn: attention, aid, tending]
      2: judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised
         caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with
         care" [syn: caution, precaution, forethought]
      3: an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up
         out of fear of public reaction" [syn: concern, fear]
      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: charge, tutelage,
      6: activity involved in maintaining something in good working
         order; "he wrote the manual on car care" [syn: maintenance,
      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: 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, 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, handle]
      5: be concerned with; "I worry about my grades" [syn: worry]