|CARE as noun means the following:|
|1) strict attentiveness to what one is doing|
a.) Reading her written report with more care the second time, she found several errors.
|Synonyms: carefulness, closeness, conscientiousness,meticulousness|
Related Words: concentration, focus,exactness,vigilance
Antonyms: negligence, inattention, heedlessness
|2. attention accompanied by protectiveness and responsibility|
a) That's an extremely valuable watch, so handle it with care.
|Synonyms: caution, solicitude, thoroughness|
Related Words: concern, consideration, kindness coddling
Antonyms: carelessness, unconcern, unkindness
|3. a close attentiveness to avoiding danger|
a) Before my brother and his wife left Ireland for the Philippines, they
left their house keys in their trusted neighbor's care to make sure
their house would be safe from robbers or other dangers.
Synonyms: cautiousness, guardedness, wariness, prudence
Related Words: foresight, vigilance, watchfulness, calculation
Antonyms: rashness, recklessness, hastiness
|4. an uneasy state of mind usually over the possibility of an anticipated|
misfortune or trouble
a) The young,impetuous students were excitedly enjoying their last week of
their summer break without a care in the world as they went joyriding.
|Synonyms: anxiousness, apprehension, fear worry, nervousness|
Related Words: strain, stress, dismay, alarm, dread, doubt, scruple
Antonym: calmness, serenity, relief, comfort, solace, peace
|5) responsibility for the safety and well-being of someone or something|
a) Remember this, young folks, while you are in my care, you'll do as
you are told.
|Synonyms: custodianship, guardianship, safekeeping, trust|
Related Words: supervision, management, control
|6) the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control|
|Sample sentence: As a trusted construction engineer, you'll have full care|
of this project from start to finish.
Synonyms: charge, guidance, surveillance, stewardship, headship
Related Words: monitoring, leadership, tutelage, direction, control
|7) the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something|
|Sample sentence: After her father retired. she stepped up and took over|
the care of the whole SM business empire.
|Synonyms: administration, charge, operation, running, presidency|
Related Words: custody, protection, logistics, leadership, regulation