care for

1)

he cares for his children

Syn:
love, be fond of, be devoted to, treasure, adore, dote on, think the world of, worship, idolize
2)

would you care for a cup of coffee?

Syn:
like, want, desire, fancy, feel like
3)

Hospice cares for the terminally ill

Syn:
look after, take care of, tend (to), attend to, minister to, nurse; be responsible for, keep safe, keep an eye on

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  • care for — feel affection or liking. → care care for look after and provide for the needs of. → care …   English new terms dictionary

  • care for — index attend (take care of), cover (guard), foster, harbor, hold (possess), keep ( …   Law dictionary

  • care for — verb 1. have a liking, fondness, or taste (for) (Freq. 4) • Hypernyms: ↑like • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s VERB ing 2. be fond of; be attached to …   Useful english dictionary

  • care for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms care for : present tense I/you/we/they care for he/she/it cares for present participle caring for past tense cared for past participle cared for 1) care for someone to love someone, especially in a way that is …   English dictionary

  • care for — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To look after] Syn. provide for, attend to, nurse; see guard 2 , raise 2 , support 5 . 2. [To like] Syn. be fond of, hold dear, prize; see cherish 1 , like 1 , 2 , love 1 . 3. [To want] Syn. deSire, yearn for, wish for, have …   English dictionary for students

  • CARE FOR — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index care for noun care, food verb bring up, dress, grow, nurse, serve, support, tend2, neglect …   English dictionary for students

  • care for — verb a) To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide. I cared for my ailing mother for five years. b) To like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful …   Wiktionary

  • ˈcare for sb — phrasal verb 1) to love someone He really cared for her.[/ex] 2) to do the necessary things for someone who needs help or protection Syn: look after Teach your children how to care for their pets.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • care for — watch over, tend to want, wish for, would like (e.g: Would you care for a drink? ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • care for — phr verb Care for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑baby, ↑relative, ↑sick …   Collocations dictionary

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