Thesaurus

care for

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of care

  1. 1 to take charge of especially on behalf of another will you care for the lawn while we're gone? Synonyms of care for attend, tend (for), mind, oversee, superintend, supervise, watchWords Related to care for administrate, conduct, control, direct, govern, guide, manage, operate, preside (over), regulate, run, steward; guard, patrol, protect, safeguard, shield; baby, babysit, chaperone (or chaperon), mother, shepherdNear Antonyms of care for abandon, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, pass over

  2. 2 to attend to the needs and comforts of he is caring for his mother while she's sick Synonyms of care for administer (to), nurse (for), minister (to), motherWords Related to care for cure, heal, remedy; doctor, treat; aid, conserve, preserve, provide (for), support; baby, coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil; cater (to), humor; indulgeNear Antonyms of care for brush (aside or off), forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, slight

  3. 3 to have a favorable opinion of I don't really care for what you're doing with that dog Synonyms of care for accept, approve (for), countenance, favor, OK (or okay), subscribe (to)Words Related to care for acclaim, applaud, laud, praise, salute; back (up), concur (in), stand by, support, sustain, uphold; bear, endure, tolerate; assent (to), consent (to); commend, recommend; enjoy, likeNear Antonyms of care for blacklist, censure, condemn, criticize, damn, denounce, deprecate, depreciate, disparage, reprehend, reprobate; dislike, mind; detest, hate, loathe; dissent (from), object (to), opposeAntonyms of care for disapprove (of), discountenance, disfavor, frown (on or upon)

  4. 4 to wish to have I don't particularly care for rice cereal, but I'll eat it Synonyms of care for like (for), wantWords Related to care for adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), love, relish, revel (in), welcome; covet, crave, desire, die (for), hanker (for or after), wish (for), yearn (for)

  5. 5 to show partiality toward she generally doesn't care for war movies Synonyms of care for prefer (for), favor, lean (toward or towards), likeWords Related to care for adore, cotton (to), delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), relish, revel (in); choose, cull, handpick, name, pick, select, single (out), take; covet, crave, desire, hanker (for or after), want, wish (for); bias, prejudice; incline (toward), tend (to); admire, appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, valueNear Antonyms of care for disfavor, dislike, mislike; abhor, abominate, detest, hate, loathe; decline, refuse, reject, turn down; discard, jettison, throw away, throw out



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