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Verb: concern  kun'surn
  1. Be relevant to
    - refer, pertain, relate, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do with
  2. Be on the mind of
    - interest, occupy, worry
Noun: concern  kun'surn
  1. Something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"
  2. An anxious feeling
    - care, fear
  3. A feeling of sympathy for someone or something
    "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"
  4. Something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
    "New York traffic is a constant concern";
    - worry, headache, vexation
  5. A commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    "a racially integrated business concern";
    - business, business concern, business organization, business organisation [Brit]

Derived forms: concerned, concerns, concerning

Type of: anxiety, enterprise, fellow feeling, interest, involvement, negative stimulus, sympathy

Antonym: unconcern

Encyclopedia: Concern