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care for

vb. 1 (context transitive English) To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide. 2 (context transitive English) To like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful, or suitable.

care for
  1. v. have a liking, fondness, or taste (for)

  2. be fond of; be attached to [syn: cherish, hold dear, treasure]

  3. 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" [syn: treat]

Usage examples of "care for".

All business, he didn't care for sentiment and he despised Willard Scott.

He heard me speaking my mind to my brother and he didn't care for my tone of voice, so he tried teaching me my place.

Furthermore, the guy seems to be improving right along, and gets so he can box fairly well and punch the bag, and all this and that, but he always has that faraway look in his eyes, and personally I do not care for fighters with faraway looks.

If you are acquainted with the principle, what do you care for a myriad instances and applications?

What a sign of the divine care for His creatures that these two races, separated for countless eons, should prove fertile to each other!

You who pretend to care for Christ crucified, consider what you are about to do to him who offered himself to be the saviour of four millions of men.

Ill miss all the horses but there, my new master will have plenty of them for me to care for!