concern


concern (http://definr.com/concern)

     n 1: something that interests you because it is important or
          affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain's
          concern"
     2: an anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up
        out of fear of public reaction" [syn: care, fear]
     3: a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who
        constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a
        small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated
        business concern" [syn: business, business concern, {business
        organization}]
     4: something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of
        unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern";
        "it's a major worry" [syn: worry, headache, vexation]
     5: a feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt
        strong concern for those less fortunate" [ant: unconcern]
     v 1: be about; have to do with; be relevant to; refer, pertain,
          or relate to; "What's this novel all about?"; "There
          were lots of questions referring to her talk" [syn: refer,
           pertain, relate, come to, bear on, touch, {touch
          on}]
     2: be on the mind of; "What is worrying you?" [syn: interest,
         occupy, worry]