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Meaning of "care" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CARE

Old English cearu (n), cearian (vb), of Germanic origin; compare Old High German chara lament, Latin garrīre to gossip.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CARE

care  [kɛə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CARE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Care is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb care in English.

WHAT DOES CARE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of care in the English dictionary

The first definition of care in the dictionary is to be troubled or concerned; be affected emotionally. Other definition of care is to have regard, affection, or consideration. Care is also foll by for to have a desire or taste.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CARE

PRESENT

Present
I care
you care
he/she/it cares
we care
you care
they care
Present continuous
I am caring
you are caring
he/she/it is caring
we are caring
you are caring
they are caring
Present perfect
I have cared
you have cared
he/she/it has cared
we have cared
you have cared
they have cared
Present perfect continuous
I have been caring
you have been caring
he/she/it has been caring
we have been caring
you have been caring
they have been caring
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I cared
you cared
he/she/it cared
we cared
you cared
they cared
Past continuous
I was caring
you were caring
he/she/it was caring
we were caring
you were caring
they were caring
Past perfect
I had cared
you had cared
he/she/it had cared
we had cared
you had cared
they had cared
Past perfect continuous
I had been caring
you had been caring
he/she/it had been caring
we had been caring
you had been caring
they had been caring
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will care
you will care
he/she/it will care
we will care
you will care
they will care
Future continuous
I will be caring
you will be caring
he/she/it will be caring
we will be caring
you will be caring
they will be caring
Future perfect
I will have cared
you will have cared
he/she/it will have cared
we will have cared
you will have cared
they will have cared
Future perfect continuous
I will have been caring
you will have been caring
he/she/it will have been caring
we will have been caring
you will have been caring
they will have been caring
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would care
you would care
he/she/it would care
we would care
you would care
they would care
Conditional continuous
I would be caring
you would be caring
he/she/it would be caring
we would be caring
you would be caring
they would be caring
Conditional perfect
I would have care
you would have care
he/she/it would have care
we would have care
you would have care
they would have care
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been caring
you would have been caring
he/she/it would have been caring
we would have been caring
you would have been caring
they would have been caring
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you care
we let´s care
you care
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to care
Past participle
cared
Present Participle
caring
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CARE

cardy
care and maintenance
care assistant
care attendant
care home
care label
care of
care order
care plan
care-worker
careen
careenage
careener
career
career break
career criminal
career development
career girl
career move
career prospects

WORDS THAT END LIKE CARE

are
aware
bare
childcare
compare
dare
Delaware
easy-care
fare
hardware
health care
malware
mare
on the square
prepare
rare
share
software
square
there you are

Synonyms and antonyms of care in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CARE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «care» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of care

Translation of «care» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CARE

Find out the translation of care to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of care from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «care» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

关心
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cuidado
570 millions of speakers

English

care
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

देखभाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عِنَايَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

забота
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

atenção
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যত্ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

soins
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penjagaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pflege
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

注意
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

주의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Care
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự quan tâm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாதுகாப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काळजी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bakım
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

opieka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

піклування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

îngrijire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φροντίδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sorg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

omsorg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

omsorg
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of care

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CARE»

The term «care» is very widely used and occupies the 738 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of care
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «care».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CARE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «care» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «care» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about care

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «CARE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word care.
1
Francesca Annis
I think people should do whatever they want to do. That's the point. Why should you care what other people think or say? You're not living in their pocket.
2
Kenneth Joseph Arrow
In 1963 and later papers, I pointed out that the special market characteristics of medical care and medical insurance could be explained by reference to differences in information among the parties involved.
3
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
I will follow my father's footsteps by doing what is right, and God will take care of the rest. My father is my role model. My living role model is Cory Aquino.
4
Jim Beaver
Drama is about conflict, and it's about putting obstacles in the path of people you who care about.
5
Steven Burd
I need more personal time and, given my extensive work in health care, I want to pursue that interest further.
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Paige Butcher
I've always wanted to do charity stuff. I'm such a nurturer and love taking care of people.
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Kim Campbell
An increasing number of Canadians must juggle the demands of work with the need to care for children, or for family members who are ill or too frail to care for themselves. Our programs have simply not kept pace with these societal changes.
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Pete Carroll
People make mistakes all the time. We learn and grow. If there's patience and love, and you care for people, you can work them through it, and they can find their greatest heights.
9
David Caruso
I was a guy who abandoned a TV show. I didn't care about people.
10
P. C. Cast
I'm from a family of teachers. My father would drown me in the bathtub if my daughter didn't graduate from college. I don't care who she is or what she does. Just get the diploma.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CARE»

Discover the use of care in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to care and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Skippy Jon Jones
Taking on the superhero persona of the great Spanish sword fighter Skippito, he has the adventure of his life, and readers are invited along. Zany, wild, and over-the-top, this utterly original book truly begs to be read aloud.
Judy Schachner, 2003
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Long-Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum
This book is intended as both a college text and a reference source for professionals, policy makers, and regulators. The text provides a sound reference source for anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the long-term care system.
John Pratt, 2010
3
Essentials of Managed Health Care
Rev. ed. of: Essentials of managed health care / edited by Peter R. Kongstvedt. 5th ed. c2007.
‎2012
4
Ethical Issues in Home Health Care
This book will help to answer some of the growing number of ethical questions and more complex issues that home health care nurses face.
Sheri Smith, Rosalind Ekman Ladd, Lynn Pasquerella, 2008
5
An Introduction to Health Care Ethics: Theological ...
This text provides students with an understanding of the foundational aspects of health care ethics and leads them into a discussion of contemporary issues through the use of timely and challenging case studies.
‎2007
6
Primary Health Care in Cuba: The Other Revolution
In this book, Whiteford and Branch explore the successes of Cuba's preventive primary health care system and its contribution to global health.
Linda M. Whiteford, Laurence G. Branch, 2007
7
Health Care Reform Around the World
The book discusses trends in medical care, options for the organization of medical and other services, and reasons why market modes of organization are in the ascendant at the expense of democratic and professional interests.
Andrew C. Twaddle, 2002
8
The Evolution of Parental Care
Synthesizing studies of parental care in a wide variety of animals, this book is the first attempt to provide general answers to the following important questions: Why does the extent of parental care vary so widely between species?
T. H. Clutton-Brock, 1991
9
Primary Care Optometry
This book is also an excellent guide to detecting systemic diseases that can have an effect on the visual system.
Theodore Grosvenor, Theodore P. Grosvenor, 2007
10
Emergency Nursing Care: Principles and Practice
Illustrated, easy to find information about procedures, conditions and nursing skills.
Gary Jones, Ruth Endacott, Robert Crouch, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CARE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term care is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Investors pile into health-care start-ups in 2015
Specifically, venture funding of digital health companies, or those firms focused on the intersection of health care and technology, surpassed $2 ... «CNBC, Jul 15»
2
Do you care if the Metro train is on time?
I think the commenter is correct that riders don't care much about the on-time performance as measured in Metro's quarterly reports. They don't ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
3
EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati health care industry creating more jobs than …
The health care industry is growing more quickly than Greater Cincinnati's overall economy, but local colleges graduate only two-thirds of the ... «Cincinnati Business Courier, Jul 15»
4
Villa group buys Bortz long-term care facilities
"Everyone in health care can see the coming changes in the health care industry," said Mark Crane, administrator at The Villa at Traverse Point. «Traverse City Record Eagle, Jul 15»
5
Day care center, allegedly a storefront for drug ring, had passed only …
Toys were left behind and no one answered the door at the day care Monday. Someone stuffed classroom decorations into trash bags on the ... «The Advocate, Jul 15»
6
Feds indict Delco man in hair-care scam
PHILADELPHIA >> Three men - including one from Delaware County - have been charged in an alleged conspiracy to import and sell ... «The Delaware County Daily Times, Jul 15»
7
Does the Affordable Care Act Guarantee Healthcare as a Right?
In his recent celebratory remarks after the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) upheld the legality of subsidies/tax credits under the Affordable Care Act ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
8
Floyd Mayweather Stripped of Boxing Championship Belt You Don't …
Would any of that keep people from buying his next fight? No. Because boxers and boxing writers are the only ones who care about boxing's ... «The Big Lead, Jul 15»
9
Orszag: Improve medical care by tracking artificial hips
To obtain better value for health-care dollars, it's important to evaluate in detail which ones are well-spent and which are not. «Salt Lake Tribune, Jul 15»
10
Hampden Township hires third-party company to handle federal …
Assistant Township Manager David Blechertas said Affordable Care Act ... Blechertas said the company was referred by the local health care ... «PennLive.com, Jul 15»

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