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Adjective: caring  keh-ring
  1. Feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others
    "caring friends"
Noun: caring  keh-ring
  1. A loving feeling
    - lovingness
Verb: care  kehr
  1. Feel concern or interest
    "I really care about my work"; "I don't care"
     
  2. Look after; give medial or emotional help
    "The nurse was caring for the wounded";
    - give care
     
  3. Prefer or look forward to doing something
    "Do you care to try this dish?";
    - wish, like
     
  4. Be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    - manage, deal, handle
     
  5. Be concerned with (something considered important)
    "I care about my grades";
    - worry

See also: care for, compassionate

Type of: aid, aroha [NZ], assist, command, compassionate, condole with, control, desire, feel for, help, love, mind, pity, sympathize with, want

Encyclopedia: Caring, Kent

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