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care (for)

verb

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1 to take charge of especially on behalf of another
  • will you care for the lawn while we're gone?

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2 to attend to the needs and comforts of
  • he is caring for his mother while she's sick

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3 to have a favorable opinion of
  • I don't really care for what you're doing with that dog

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4 to wish to have
  • I don't particularly care for rice cereal, but I'll eat it

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5 to show partiality toward
  • she generally doesn't care for war movies

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