I cared for my ailing mother for five years.
Mrs. Dingley and Mrs. Johnson say, truly they dont care for your wifes company, though they like your wine.
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care for — feel affection or liking. → care care for look after and provide for the needs of. → care … English new terms dictionary
care for — index attend (take care of), cover (guard), foster, harbor, hold (possess), keep ( … Law dictionary
care for — verb 1. have a liking, fondness, or taste (for) (Freq. 4) • Hypernyms: ↑like • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s VERB ing 2. be fond of; be attached to … Useful english dictionary
care for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms care for : present tense I/you/we/they care for he/she/it cares for present participle caring for past tense cared for past participle cared for 1) care for someone to love someone, especially in a way that is … English dictionary
care for — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To look after] Syn. provide for, attend to, nurse; see guard 2 , raise 2 , support 5 . 2. [To like] Syn. be fond of, hold dear, prize; see cherish 1 , like 1 , 2 , love 1 . 3. [To want] Syn. deSire, yearn for, wish for, have … English dictionary for students
care for — 1) he cares for his children Syn: love, be fond of, be devoted to, treasure, adore, dote on, think the world of, worship, idolize 2) would you care for a cup of coffee? Syn: like, want, desire … Thesaurus of popular words
CARE FOR — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index care for noun care, food verb bring up, dress, grow, nurse, serve, support, tend2, neglect … English dictionary for students
ˈcare for sb — phrasal verb 1) to love someone He really cared for her.[/ex] 2) to do the necessary things for someone who needs help or protection Syn: look after Teach your children how to care for their pets.[/ex] … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
care for — watch over, tend to want, wish for, would like (e.g: Would you care for a drink? ) … English contemporary dictionary
care for — phr verb Care for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑baby, ↑relative, ↑sick … Collocations dictionary