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     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 under the care of a physician" [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]