Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun care

6 senses of care

Sense 1
care, attention, aid, tending -- (the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention")
       => work -- (activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work")

Sense 2
caution, precaution, care, forethought -- (judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care")
       => judiciousness -- (good judgment)

Sense 3
concern, care, fear -- (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)

Sense 4
care -- (a cause for feeling concern; "his major care was the illness of his wife")
       => predicament, quandary, plight -- (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")

Sense 5
care, charge, tutelage, guardianship -- (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")

Sense 6
care, maintenance, upkeep -- (activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care")
       => repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation -- (the act of putting something in working order again)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb care

5 senses of care

Sense 1
care -- (feel concern or interest; "I really care about my work"; "I don't care")
       => feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with -- (share the suffering of)
          Phrasal Verb-> care#2; care for#2

Sense 2
care, give care -- (provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded")
       => help, assist, aid -- (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")

Sense 3
wish, care, like -- (prefer or wish to do something; "Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?")
       => desire, want -- (feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room")

Sense 4
manage, deal, care, handle -- (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")
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 5
worry, care -- (be concerned with; "I worry about my grades")
       => mind -- (be concerned with or about something or somebody)

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