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Meaning of CARE FOR

Pronunciation:  kehr for

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
  2. [v]  be fond of; be attached to
  3. [v]  have a liking, fondness, or taste (for)
 Synonyms: cherish, hold dear, treasure, treat
 See Also: administer, analyse, analyze, bleed, burn, cauterise, cauterize, cup, detoxify, dispense, doctor, dress, hyperventilate, insufflate, iodise, iodize, irrigate, leech, like, love, manipulate, massage, medicate, medicine, nurse, operate, operate on, pack, phlebotomise, phlebotomize, psychoanalyse, psychoanalyze, relieve, remedy, shock, splint, transfuse, vet, yearn



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: administer to, attend, attend on, attend to, baby-sit, bandage, bathe, be fond of, be partial to, burn with love, chaperon, cherish, chore, coddle, conserve, contend with, cope with, cosset, cradle, cultivate, cure, dance attendance upon, deal with, diagnose, do for, do service to, do with, doctor, dote on, dote upon, drudge, dry-nurse, fancy, feed, flux, fondle, foster, give care to, go for, handle, have eyes for, have it bad, heal, help, keep watch over, lackey, lavish care on, like, look after, look out for, look to, love, maid, manage, massage, matronize, mind, minister to, mother, nourish, nurse, nurture, operate on, pamper, pander to, physic, plaster, poultice, preserve, protege, provide for, purge, remedy, ride herd on, rub, see after, see to, serve, shepherd, splint, spoon-feed, steward, strap, suckle, support, sustain, take care of, take charge of, tend, treat, upon, use, valet, wait, wait on, watch, watch out for, watch over, wet-nurse, work for