Antonyms for carekɛər
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term care
care, attention, aid, tending(noun)
the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
"no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
assist, attending, financial aid, aid, tending, upkeep, assistance, precaution, forethought, caution, concern, help, charge, economic aid, tutelage, guardianship, maintenance, attention, care, fear
caution, precaution, care, forethought(noun)
judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
"he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
circumspection, precaution, aid, tending, upkeep, guard, caveat, forethought, caution, cautiousness, concern, premeditation, charge, safeguard, tutelage, guardianship, carefulness, maintenance, attention, care, fear
concern, care, fear(noun)
an anxious feeling
"care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
headache, business concern, fright, business organisation, aid, worry, tending, fearfulness, upkeep, business organization, veneration, precaution, forethought, caution, awe, reverence, care, charge, tutelage, guardianship, business, vexation, maintenance, attention, concern, fear
a cause for feeling concern
"his major care was the illness of his wife"
care, charge, tutelage, guardianship(noun)
attention and management implying responsibility for safety
"he is in the care of a bodyguard"
fear, keeping, accusation, commission, electric charge, explosive charge, tutorship, burster, caution, care, concern, complaint, kick, tending, heraldic bearing, billing, cathexis, maintenance, aid, tutelage, forethought, boot, bursting charge, armorial bearing, guardianship, direction, charge, safekeeping, bearing, flush, attention, thrill, rush, precaution, bang, tuition, mission, upkeep
care, maintenance, upkeep(verb)
activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
"he wrote the manual on car care"
sustentation, sustainment, criminal maintenance, aid, tending, upkeep, precaution, forethought, caution, concern, sustenance, charge, tutelage, guardianship, alimony, maintenance, attention, care, fear
feel concern or interest
"I really care about my work"; "I don't care"
care, give care(verb)
provide care for
"The nurse was caring for the wounded"
wish, care, like(verb)
prefer or wish to do something
"Do you care to try this dish?"; "Would you like to come along to the movies?"
manage, deal, care, handle(verb)
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"
wish, divvy up, shell out, give care, plow, carry on, bring off, lot, apportion, dish out, deal out, allot, care, portion out, wield, consider, take, treat, share, dispense, dole out, finagle, grapple, administer, pull off, deal, supervise, parcel out, trade, manage, contend, do, address, oversee, make out, worry, mete out, negociate, like, distribute, do by, handle, conduct, cover, palm, sell, cope, wangle, make do, get by, superintend, look at, carry off
be concerned with
"I worry about my grades"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Care concerns what we possess; anxiety, often, what we do not; riches bring many cares; poverty brings many anxieties. Care also signifies watchful attention, in view of possible harm; as, "This side up with care;" "Take care of yourself;" or, as a sharp warning, "Take care!" Caution has a sense of possible harm and risk only to be escaped, if at all, by careful deliberation and observation. Care inclines to the positive, caution to the negative; care is shown in doing, caution largely in not doing. Precaution is allied with care, prudence with caution; a man rides a dangerous horse with care; caution will keep him from mounting the horse; precaution looks to the saddle-girths, bit and bridle, and all that may make the rider secure. Circumspection is watchful observation and calculation, but without the timidity implied in caution. Concern denotes a serious interest, milder than anxiety; as, concern for the safety of a ship at sea. Heed implies attention without disquiet; it is now largely displaced by attention and care. Solicitude involves especially the element of desire, not expressed in anxiety, and of hopefulness, not implied in care. A parent feels constant solicitude for his children's welfare, anxiety as to dangers that threaten it, with care to guard against them. Watchfulness recognizes the possibility of danger, wariness the probability. A man who is not influenced by caution to keep out of danger may display great wariness in the midst of it. Care has also the sense of responsibility, with possible control, as expressed in charge, management, oversight; as, these children are under my care; send the money to me in care of the firm. Compare ALARM; ANXIETY; PRUDENCE.
anxiety, attention, caution, charge, circumspection, concern, direction, forethought, heed, management, oversight, perplexity, precaution, prudence, solicitude, trouble, vigilance, wariness, watchfulness, worry
Take care of the house; for the future; about the matter.
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