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CARE

 (kâr)
abbr.
Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere

care

 (kâr)
n.
1.
a. A concerned or troubled state of mind, as that arising from serious responsibility; worry.
b. An object or source of worry, attention, or solicitude: the many cares of a working parent.
c. Interest, regard, or liking: did not show the least care for her.
2.
a. Close attention, as in doing something well or avoiding harm: painted the trim with care.
b. Upkeep; maintenance: a product for the care of fine floors; hair care products.
c. Watchful oversight; charge or supervision: left the child in the care of a neighbor.
3. Attentive assistance or treatment to those in need: a hospital that provides emergency care.
v. cared, car·ing, cares
v.intr.
1. To be concerned or interested: Once inside, we didn't care whether it rained or not.
2. To provide needed assistance or watchful supervision: cared for the wounded; caring for an aged relative at home.
3. To object or mind: If no one cares, I'll smoke.
4.
a. To have a liking or attachment: didn't care for the movie.
b. To have a wish; be inclined: Would you care for another helping?
v.tr.
1. To wish; desire: Would you care to dance?
2. To be concerned to the degree of: I don't care a bit what critics think.

[Middle English, from Old English cearu.]
Synonyms: care, charge, custody, keeping, supervision, trust
These nouns refer to the function of watching, guarding, or overseeing: left the keys in my care; has charge of the library's rare books; took custody of the author's papers; left the canary in the neighbors' keeping; assumed supervision of the students; documents committed to the bank's trust.

care

(kɛə)
vb
1. (when tr, may take a clause as object) to be troubled or concerned; be affected emotionally: he is dying, and she doesn't care.
2. (intr; foll by for or about) to have regard, affection, or consideration (for): he cares more for his hobby than his job.
3. (foll by: for) to have a desire or taste (for): would you care for some tea?.
4. (foll by: for) to provide physical needs, help, or comfort (for): the nurse cared for her patients.
5. (tr) to agree or like (to do something): would you care to sit down, please?.
6. for all I care I couldn't care less I am completely indifferent
n
7. careful or serious attention: under her care the plant flourished; he does his work with care.
8. protective or supervisory control: in the care of a doctor.
9. (often plural) trouble; anxiety; worry
10. an object of or cause for concern: the baby's illness was her only care.
11. caution: handle with care.
12. care of at the address of: written on envelopes. Usual abbreviation: c/o
13. (Social Welfare) in care into care social welfare made the legal responsibility of a local authority by order of a court
[Old English cearu (n), cearian (vb), of Germanic origin; compare Old High German chara lament, Latin garrīre to gossip]

CARE

(kɛə)
n acronym for
1. (Social Welfare) Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere, Inc.; a federation of US charities, giving financial and technical assistance to many regions of the world
2. (Complementary Medicine) communicated authenticity, regard, empathy: the three qualities believed to be essential in the therapist practising client-centred therapy

care

(kɛər)

n., v. cared, car•ing. n.
1. a troubled state of mind; worry or concern.
2. a cause or object of worry or concern.
3. serious attention; caution: to devote great care to one's work.
4. protection; charge: under the care of a doctor.
5. temporary keeping: We left our cat in the care of friends.
v.i.
6. to be concerned; have thought or regard.
7. to object or mind: I don't care if you come late.
8. to make provision: Will you care for the children while I am away?
9. to have an inclination or liking: Would you care for dessert?
v.t.
10. to feel concern about: to care what others say.
11. to desire; like: Would you care to dance?
Idioms:
could(n't) care less, to be completely unconcerned.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English caru, cearu, c. Old Saxon, Gothic kara, Old High German chara lament; akin to Latin garrīre to chatter]
syn: See concern.
usage: could care less, the apparent opposite of couldn't care less, is actually used interchangeably with it to express indifference. Both versions occur mainly in informal speech.

CARE

(kɛər)

n.
Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere.

care

1. 'care'

If you care about something, you feel that it is very important or interesting, and you are concerned about it.

All he cares about is birds.
I'm too old to care what I look like.

If you don't care about something, it doesn't matter to you.

She didn't care what they thought.
Who cares where she is?
2. 'care for'

If you care for people or animals, you look after them.

You must learn how to care for children.
With so many new animals to care for, larger premises were needed.
3. 'take care'

To take care of someone or something or take good care of them means to look after them.

It is certainly normal for a mother to want to take care of her own baby.
He takes good care of my goats.

Be Careful!
Don't say that someone 'takes care about' someone else or 'takes a good care of' them.

If you take care of a task or situation, you deal with it.

There was business to be taken care of.
If you'd prefer, they can take care of their own breakfast.

You also use take care when you are telling someone to be careful about something.

Take care what you tell him.
Take great care not to spill the mixture.

Take care is another way of saying goodbye.

'Night, night, Mr Beamish,' called Chloe. 'Take care.'

care


Past participle: cared
Gerund: caring

Imperative
care
care
Present
I care
you care
he/she/it cares
we care
you care
they care
Preterite
I cared
you cared
he/she/it cared
we cared
you cared
they cared
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
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
Future
I will care
you will care
he/she/it will care
we will care
you will care
they will care
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 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
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
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
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
Conditional
I would care
you would care
he/she/it would care
we would care
you would care
they would care
Past Conditional
I would have cared
you would have cared
he/she/it would have cared
we would have cared
you would have cared
they would have cared
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.care - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or somethingcare - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
hair care, haircare, hairdressing - care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair
work - activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
maternalism - motherly care; behavior characteristic of a mother; the practice of acting as a mother does toward her children
baby sitting, babysitting - the work of a baby sitter; caring for children when their parents are not home
pet sitting - the work of a pet sitter; caring for pets in their own home while their owners are away from home
dental care - care for the teeth
first aid - emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained
treatment, intervention - care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
incubation - maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development
livery - the care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay
manicure - professional care for the hands and fingernails
pedicure - professional care for the feet and toenails
nourishment - the act of nourishing; "her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives"
nursing - the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
tender loving care, TLC - considerate and solicitous care; "young children need lots of TLC"
nurturance - physical and emotional care and nourishment
personal care - care for someone who is disabled or is otherwise unable to care for themselves; can including bathing and cooking and managing bodily functions
skin care, skincare - care for the skin
faith cure, faith healing - care provided through prayer and faith in God
tree surgery - treatment of damaged or decaying trees
healthcare, health care - the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
2.care - judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
judiciousness - good judgment
3.care - an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
anxiety - a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
4.care - a cause for feeling concern; "his major care was the illness of his wife"
plight, predicament, quandary - a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
5.care - attention and management implying responsibility for safetycare - attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
due care, ordinary care, reasonable care - the care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances; the standard for determining legal duty
foster care - supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home
great care - more attention and consideration than is normally bestowed by prudent persons; "the pilot exercised great care in landing"
providence - the guardianship and control exercised by a deity; "divine providence"
slight care - such care as a careless or inattentive person would exercise
6.care - activity involved in maintaining something in good working ordercare - activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
fixing, repair, mend, mending, reparation, fix, fixture - the act of putting something in working order again
camera care - keeping a camera in good working order
car care - keeping a car in good working order
inspection and repair, overhaul, service - periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"
pump priming - introducing water into a pump to improve the seal and start the water flowing
scheduled maintenance - maintenance at a regularly scheduled time
steam fitting - care (installation and maintenance) of equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
Verb1.care - feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"
cherish, hold dear, treasure, care for - be fond of; be attached to
give care, care - provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded"
2.care - provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded"
dry-nurse - take care of an infant without breastfeeding it
aid, assist, help - give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
attend, take care, look, see - take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"
mother, overprotect, fuss - care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband"
nurse - serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people
3.care - prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
please - be the will of or have the will (to); "he could do many things if he pleased"
desire, want - feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
4.care - be in charge of, act on, or dispose ofcare - 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"
administer, administrate - work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; "administer a program"; "she administers the funds"
organize, organise - cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
work - cause to operate or function; "This pilot works the controls"; "Can you work an electric drill?"
come to grips, get to grips - deal with (a problem or a subject); "I still have not come to grips with the death of my parents"
dispose of - deal with or settle; "He disposed of these cases quickly"
take care, mind - be in charge of or deal with; "She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"
coordinate - bring into common action, movement, or condition; "coordinate the painters, masons, and plumbers"; "coordinate his actions with that of his colleagues"; "coordinate our efforts"
juggle - deal with simultaneously; "She had to juggle her job and her children"
process - deal with in a routine way; "I'll handle that one"; "process a loan"; "process the applicants"
mismanage, misconduct, mishandle - manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"
direct - be in charge of
control, command - exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces"
carry on, conduct, deal - direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"
touch - deal with; usually used with a form of negation; "I wouldn't touch her with a ten-foot pole"; "The local Mafia won't touch gambling"
5.care - be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"
brood, dwell - think moodily or anxiously about something
mind - be concerned with or about something or somebody

care

verb
1. be concerned, mind, bother, be interested, be bothered, give a damn, concern yourself a company that cares about the environment
care for someone
1. look after, mind, tend, attend, nurse, minister to, watch over They hired a nurse to care for her.
2. love, desire, be fond of, want, prize, find congenial He wanted me to know that he still cared for me.
care for something or someone like, enjoy, take to, relish, be fond of, be keen on, be partial to I don't care for seafood very much.
take care of
1. look after, mind, watch, protect, tend, nurse, care for, provide for, supervise, attend to, keep an eye on, take charge of There was no-one else to take care of their children.
2. deal with, manage, cope with, see to, handle Leave me to take care of this problem.
Quotations
"What is this life if, full of care,"
"We have no time to stand and stare?" [W.H. Davies Leisure]

care

noun
2. A cause of distress or anxiety:
3. Careful forethought to avoid harm or risk:
6. The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing:
7. The systematic application of remedies to effect a cure:
Informal: rehab.
verb
To have an objection:
phrasal verb
care for
To have the care and supervision of:
Idioms: keep an eye on, look out for, take care of, take under one's wing.
Translations
إعْتِناء، اهْتِماماهتمعِنَايَةعِنايَهعِنايَه، مُعالَجَه
péčepečovatstaratstarat sestarat se o
plejevaretægtbehandlingbekymre sigbekymring
välittäävarovaisuushoitaahoitoalahuolehtia
maritinjegaskrbiti se
törõdés
áhyggjuefnigætni, gátkæra sig umumsjávera ekki sama, kæra sig um
心配する構う注意面倒をみる面倒を見る
돌보다주의
aplaidumasaplaidusaplaidžiaiatidumasatmestinai
aprupegādībagribētkopšanapārziņa
pazitipazljivostskrbetiskrbeti za
bry (sig) omomsorgsköta om
การดูแลดูแล
chăm sócquan tâmsự quan tâm

care

[kɛəʳ]
A. N
1. (= anxiety) → preocupación f, inquietud f
he has many careshay muchas cosas que le preocupan
full of careslleno de inquietudes
he hasn't a care in the worldno le preocupa nada
2. (= carefulness) → cuidado m, atención f
have a care, sir! (o.f.) → ¡mire usted lo que está diciendo!
to take caretener cuidado
take care! (as warning) → ¡cuidado!, ¡ten cuidado!; (as good wishes) → ¡cuídate!
to take care to + INFINcuidar de que + subjun, asegurarse de que + subjun
to take care not to + INFINguardarse de + infin
take care not to drop it!¡cuidado no lo vayas a dejar caer!, ¡procura no soltarlo!
"with care""¡atención!", "¡con cuidado!"; (on box) → "frágil"
convicted of driving without due care and attentiondeclarado culpable de conducir sin la debida precaución
3. (= charge) → cargo m, cuidado m (Med) → asistencia f, atención f médica
to be in the care ofestar bajo la custodia de
he is in the care of Dr Woodle asiste or atiende el doctor Wood
the parcel was left in my caredejaron el paquete a mi cargo or cuidado
the child has been taken into carepusieron al niño en un centro de protección de menores
Mr López care of (abbr c/o) Mr. Jones (on letter) → Sr. Jones, para (entregar al) Sr. López
to take care of (= take charge of) → encargarse de, ocuparse de; (= look after) → cuidar a
that takes care of thatcon eso todo queda arreglado
that can take care of itselfeso se resolverá por sí mismo
I'll take care of him!¡yo me encargo de él!
she can take care of herselfsabe cuidar de sí misma
I'll take care of this (bill etc) → esto corre de mi cuenta
to take good care of o.scuidarse mucho
B. VI (= be concerned) → preocuparse (about por) → interesarse (about por) we need more people who carenecesitamos más gente que se preocupe por los demás, necesitamos más personas que se interesen por el prójimo
I don't careno me importa, me da igual or lo mismo
I don't care either wayme da lo mismo
for all I care, you can gopor mí, te puedes ir
that's all he cares aboutes lo único que le interesa
as if I cared!¿y a mí qué?
to care deeply about [+ person] → querer mucho a; [+ thing] → interesarse mucho por
who cares?¿qué me importa?, ¿y qué?
C. VT
1. (= be concerned) I don't care what you thinkno me importa tu opinión
what do I care?¿a mí qué me importa?
I don't care twopence or a fig or a hoot!¡me importa un comino!
I couldn't care less what people say (Brit) → me importa un bledo lo que diga la gente
I couldn't care less; I could care less (US) → eso me trae sin cuidado
2. (frm) (= like)
to care to I shouldn't care to meet himno me gustaría conocerle
if you care tosi quieres
would you care to tell me?¿quieres decírmelo?
would you care to take a walk?¿te apetece dar un paseo?
would you care to come this way?si no tiene inconveniente en pasar por aquí, por aquí si es tan amable or (LAm) si gusta
D. CPD care giver N (professional) → cuidador(a) m/f (de atención domiciliaria); (= relative, friend) persona que cuida de un incapacitado
care label N (on garment) → etiqueta f de instrucciones de lavado
care order N (Brit) (Jur, Social Work) orden judicial para la puesta de un niño bajo tutela estatal
care worker Nasistente mf social, cuidador(a) m/f
care for VI + PREP
1. (= look after) [+ people] → cuidar a; [+ things] → cuidar de
well cared for(bien) cuidado, bien atendido
2. (= like) → tener afecto a, sentir cariño por; (amorously) → sentirse atraído por
I don't much care for himno me resulta simpático
she no longer cares for himya no le quiere
I know he cares for you a lotsé que te tiene mucho cariño
I don't care for coffeeno me gusta el café
I don't care for the ideano me hace gracia la idea
would you care for a drink?¿te apetece una copa?

care

[ˈkɛər]
n
[children, animals, teeth, plant] → soin m; [patient] → soin m; [old person] → prise f en charge
in sb's care [child] → à la garde de qn, confié(e) à qn
to take care of (= look after) [+ person, thing] → s'occuper de, prendre soin de
I take care of the children on Saturdays → Le samedi, je m'occupe des enfants. (= deal with) [+ details, arrangements, business, problem, task] → s'occuper de, se charger de
(provided by local authority) to be taken into care
The child has been taken into care → La garde de l'enfant a été retirée aux parents.
(= carefulness) → soin m, attention f
to do sth with care → faire qch avec soin
"with care" (on package)"fragile"
to take care (= be careful) → faire attention
take care! (= be careful) → attention!, fais attention! (= look after yourself) → prends bien soin de toi!
to take care to do sth → faire attention à faire qch
(= worry) → souci m
care of (on letter)aux bons soins de, chez
in care of (on letter) (US)aux bons soins de, chez
vi
(= be concerned) I don't care! → ça m'est égal!
She doesn't care → Ça lui est égal.
I couldn't care less (British) I could care less (US)cela m'est complètement égal, je m'en fiche complètement
for all I care → pour ce que cela me fait
who cares? → on s'en fiche!, on s'en moque!
to care about (= be interested in) → s'intéresser à (= to be concerned about) → se soucier de
They don't care about their image → Ils se soucient peu de leur image.
(= like) would you care to see ... ? → voulez-vous voir ... ?
would you care for ... ? → voulez-vous ... ?
I wouldn't care to do it → je n'aimerais pas le faire
I don't care to remember → je préfère ne pas m'en souvenir
care for
vt fus
(= look after) [+ child, old person, animal, plant] → s'occuper de; [+ patient] → soigner; [+ teeth] → soigner
(= like) [+ person] → aimercare assistant n (British)aide-soignant(e) m/f

CARE

abbr of Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere; CARE packetCarepaket nt

care


NOUN
= worrySorge f(of um); free of care(s)ohne Sorgen, frei von Sorge; he hasn’t a care in the worlder hat keinerlei Sorgen; the cares of the worlddie Sorgen des Alltags; the cares of statedie Staatsgeschäfte pl
= carefulnessSorgfalt f; this word should be used with caredieses Wort sollte sorgfältig or mit Sorgfalt gebraucht werden; paint strippers need to be used with careAbbeizmittel müssen vorsichtig or mit Vorsicht angewandt werden; driving without due care and attentionfahrlässiges Verhalten im Straßenverkehr; to drive with due care and attentionsich umsichtig im Straßenverkehr verhalten; “fragile, with care”, “handle with care”„Vorsicht, zerbrechlich“; it got broken despite all the care we tookes ist trotz aller Vorsicht kaputtgegangen; have a care (old: = be careful) → gib acht or Obacht! (old); (inf: = be considerate) → nun mach mal einen Punkt! (inf)
? to take care (= be careful)aufpassen, vorsichtig sein; take care when using weedkillersbeim Gebrauch von Unkrautbekämpfungsmitteln sollte man aufpassen or vorsichtig sein; take care he doesn’t cheat yousehen Sie sich vor or nehmen Sie sich in Acht, dass er Sie nicht betrügt; bye-bye, take caretschüs(s), machs gut
? to take care to do sth/not to do sthsich bemühen or sich (dat)Mühe geben, etw zu tun/etw nicht zu tun; I’ll take care not to upset himich werde mich bemühen or ich werde mir Mühe geben, ihn nicht zu verärgern
? to take care over or with sth/in doing sthetw sorgfältig tun; you should take more care with or over the detailsSie sollten sich sorgfältiger mit den Einzelheiten befassen
= maintenance of teeth, skin, car, furniture etcPflege f; to take care of something (= maintain)auf etw (acc)aufpassen; one’s appearance, hair, car, furnitureetw pflegen; (= not treat roughly) car, furniture, healthetw schonen; to take care of oneselfsich um sich selbst kümmern; (as regards health) → sich schonen, auf sich (acc)aufpassen; (as regards appearance) → etwas für sich tun, sich pflegen
of old people, childrenVersorgung f, → Fürsorge f; medical careärztliche Versorgung; he needs medical career muss ärztlich behandelt werden; he is in the care of Dr Smither ist bei Dr. Smith in Behandlung; to take care of somebodysich um jdn kümmern; patientsjdn versorgen; one’s familyfür jdn sorgen; they took good care of her in hospitalsie wurde im Krankenhaus gut versorgt
= protectionObhut f; care of (abbr c/o) → bei; in or under somebody’s carein jds (dat)Obhut; to take a child into careein Kind in Pflege nehmen; to be taken into carein Pflege gegeben werden; children placed in the care of the councilKinder plin der Obhut des Sozialamtes; the children/valuables in my caredie mir anvertrauten Kinder/Wertsachen; to take care of something (valuables etc)auf etw (acc)aufpassen; plants, animals etcsich um etw kümmern; (over longer period) → etw versorgen
? to take care of sb/sth (= see to)sich um jdn/etw kümmern; of arrangements, affairs etc alsoetw erledigen; that takes care of him/iter/das wäre abgehakt (inf), → das wäre erledigt; let me take care of thatlassen Sie mich das mal machen, überlassen Sie das mir; that can take care of itselfdas wird sich schon irgendwie geben; let the housework take care of itself for a whilenun lass doch mal eine Zeit lang die Hausarbeit (sein)
= concern of personAnteilnahme f, → Fürsorglichkeit f; (of state, council)Interesse ntam Mitmenschen; if the town planners showed more carewenn die Städteplaner etwas mehr Menschenfreundlichkeit zeigen würden; if only she showed a little carewenn sie nur nicht so gleichgültig wäre; the party has a genuine care for senior citizensder Partei liegt das Wohl der älteren Mitbürger am Herzen
INTRANSITIVE VERB
(= feel concern) I don’t caredas ist mir egal or gleichgültig; as if I caredals ob mir das etwas ausmachen würde; for all I caremeinetwegen, von mir aus; who cares?na und?, und wennschon?; he just doesn’t caredas ist ihm so egal; I didn’t know you cared (hum)ich wusste gar nicht, dass ich dir was bedeute; the company that caresdie Firma mit Herz; I wish you’d care a bit moreich wünschte, das wäre dir nicht alles egal or gleichgültig
? to care about sthWert auf etw (acc)legen; we care about our imagewir legen Wert auf unser Image; a company that cares about its staffeine Firma, die sich um ihr Personal kümmert or für ihr Personal sorgt; money is all he cares abouter interessiert sich nur fürs Geld, ihm liegt nur etwas am Geld; that’s all he cares aboutalles andere ist ihm egal; he cares deeply about her/thissie/das liegt ihm sehr am Herzen; he doesn’t care about hersie ist ihm gleichgültig; I know you don’t care about me/such thingsich weiß, dass ich dir gleichgültig bin/dass dir so etwas gleichgültig or egal ist
TRANSITIVE VERB
= mind I don’t care what people sayes ist mir egal or es kümmert mich nicht, was die Leute sagen; don’t you care that half the world is starving?berührt es Sie überhaupt nicht, dass die halbe Welt hungert?; what do I care?was geht mich das an?; I couldn’t care less what people say, I could care less (US) → es ist mir doch völlig egal or gleich(gültig), was die Leute sagen; you don’t care what happens to me — but I do caredir ist es ja egal, was mir passiert — nein, das ist mir überhaupt nicht egal; I didn’t think you cared what I doich habe gedacht, das ist dir egal, was ich mache
= like to care to do somethingetw gerne tun mögen or wollen; would you care to take off your coat?würden Sie gerne Ihren Mantel ablegen?, wollen or möchten Sie nicht (Ihren Mantel) ablegen?; I wouldn’t care to meet him/tryich würde keinen gesteigerten Wert darauf legen, ihn kennenzulernen/das zu probieren; but I don’t care toich will aber nicht
PHRASAL VERB
? care for vi +prep obj
(= look after)sich kümmern um; hands, furniture etcpflegen; well cared-for (person)gut versorgt; hands, garden, hair, housegepflegt; the children are being cared for by their grandmotherdie Großmutter kümmert sich um die Kinder
(= like) I don’t care for that suggestion/picture/himdieser Vorschlag/das Bild/er sagt mir nicht zu; I don’t care for your tone of voicewie reden Sie denn mit mir?; would you care for a cup of tea?hätten Sie gerne eine Tasse Tee?; care for a drink?wie wärs mit einem Drink?, etwas zu trinken?; care for another?noch einen?; I’ve never much cared for his filmsich habe mir noch nie viel aus seinen Filmen gemacht; I didn’t care for the hotel we stayed inich fand das Hotel, in dem wir waren, nicht nach meinem Geschmack; but you know I do care for youaber du weißt doch, dass du mir viel bedeutest or dass du mir nicht egal or gleichgültig bist

care

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caretaker
nHausmeister(in) m(f)
caretaker government
careware
n (Comput) → Careware f, Software, für deren Nutzung eine Spende etc gefordert wird
care worker
n Heimbetreuer(in) für Kinder, Geisteskranke oder alte Menschen; health careim Gesundheitswesen Tätige(r) mf; child carein der Jugendhilfe Tätige(r) mf
careworn
adjvon Sorgen gezeichnet

care

[kɛəʳ]
1. n
a. (worry) → preoccupazione f
he hasn't a care in the world → non ha preoccupazioni di sorta
the cares of State → i problemi di Stato
b. (carefulness) → attenzione f, cura; (charge) → cura, custodia
"with care" → "fragile"
to take care to do sth → fare attenzione a or badare a fare qc
take care! (as warning) → (stai) attento! (as good wishes) → stammi bene!
to take care of (details, arrangements) → occuparsi di, curarsi di
to take care of sb (child) → badare a qn (sick person) → curare qn
I'll take care of him! (fam) → lo sistemo io!
she can take care of herself → sa badare a se stessa
take care not to drop it! → stai attento a non farlo cadere!
care of (on letter) → presso
I'll leave it/him in your care → te lo affido
the child has been taken into care → il bambino è stato affidato ad un ente assistenziale
2. vi (be concerned) to care (about)interessarsi (di), preoccuparsi (di)
I don't care → non m'importa, non me ne importa
I couldn't care less → non me ne importa un bel niente
to care deeply about → tenere molto a
for all I care → per quello che mi interessa
who cares? → chi se ne frega? (fam!)
3. vt
a. (be concerned) I don't care what you thinknon mi interessa quello che pensi
I couldn't care less what people say → me ne infischio di quel che dice la gente
b. (frm) (like) → volere, desiderare
would you care to come this way? → le dispiacerebbe venire da questa parte?
I wouldn't care to do it → non lo vorrei fare
I shouldn't care to meet him → preferirei non incontrarlo
care for vi + prep
a. (look after) → curare, aver cura di
b. (be fond of) → voler bene a
it's the most expensive model, but I don't care much for it → è il modello più costoso, ma non mi piace granché
I don't care for coffee → non amo particolarmente il caffè
would you care for a drink? → gradiresti qualcosa da bere?
she no longer cares for him → non le importa più niente di lui

care

(keə) noun
1. close attention. Do it with care.
2. keeping; protection. Your belongings will be safe in my care.
3. (a cause for) worry. free from care; all the cares of the world.
4. treatment. medical care; skin care.
verb
1. to be anxious or concerned. Don't you care if you fail?; I couldn't care less (= It's of no importance to me); She really cares about her career.
2. to be willing (to). Would you care to have dinner with me?
ˈcareful adjective
1. taking care; being cautious. Be careful when you cross the street; a careful driver.
2. thorough. a careful search.
ˈcarefully adverb
ˈcarefulness noun
ˈcareless adjective
not careful (enough). This work is careless; a careless worker.
ˈcarelessly adverb
ˈcarelessness noun
ˈcarefree adjective
light-hearted. a carefree attitude.
care'giver noun
someone whose job is to look after a sick or disabled person.
ˈcaretaker noun
a person who looks after a building etc.
ˈcareworn adjective
worn out by worry. a careworn face.
ˈcare for
1. to look after (someone). The nurse will care for you.
2. to be fond of. I don't care for him enough to marry him.
care of (usually written c/o)
at the house or address of.
take care
to be cautious, watchful, thorough etc. Take care or you will fall!
take care of
to look after. Their aunt took care of them when their parents died.

care

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care

n. cuidado, asistencia, atención;
cardiac ___ unitsala de ___ cardíaco;
comprehensive medical ______ médico comprensivo;
delivery ___asistencia obstétrica;
end-of-life ______ terminal;
free of ___libre de ___;
health ___ systemsistema de asistencia sanitaria;
inpatient ___asistencia hospitalaria;
intensive ___ unitsala de ___ intensivo;
managed ___atención administrada;
postnatal ______ después del parto;
prenatal ______ y atención prenatal;
primary ______ primario;
proper ______ apropiado;
quality ___calidad asistencial;
refusal of ___negación de ___;
self-careatención o cuidado personal;
v.
to be under the ___ ofestar bajo el ___ de.

care

n cuidado (frec. pl), atención f; The care in this hospital is excellent..La atención en este hospital es excelente; after — V. aftercare; critical — atención crítica, cuidado(s) crítico(s); day — cuidado durante el día (para niños de madres que trabajan o para cualquier persona que no se puede dejar sola); foot —, skin —, wound —, etc. cuidado del pie, cuidado de la piel, cuidado de la herida, etc.; health — V. health care como artículo independiente; home — atención domiciliaria, cuidado(s) en el hogar; hospice — atención paliativa para pacientes terminales; intensive — cuidado(s) intensivo(s), terapia intensiva; long-term — cuidado(s) prolongado(s), cuidado(s) a largo plazo; nursing — cuidado(s) de enfermería; prenatal — cuidado(s) prenatal(es), atención prenatal; primary — atención primaria; respite — cuidado de relevo or respiro, cuidado temporal para que los cuidadores habituales descansen; tertiary — atención terciaria, atención de tercer nivel (esp. Mex); to take — of cuidar de, atender a; Who takes care of your mother?..¿Quién cuida de su madre? to take — of oneself cuidarse; You should take better care of yourself..Debe cuidarse mejor; vi importar(le) (a uno); Don’t you care?..¿No le importa?