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care

  
  ( cares    plural & 3rd person present)   ( caring    present participle)   ( cared    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you careabout something, you feel that it is important and are concerned about it.  
no cont  
...a company that cares about the environment.      V about n  
...young men who did not care whether they lived or died...      V wh  
Does anybody know we're here, does anybody care?      V  
2       verb   If you carefor someone, you feel a lot of affection for them.  
no cont     (approval)    He wanted me to know that he still cared for me.      V for/about n  
...people who are your friends, who care about you.      V for/about n, Also V  
  caring      n-uncount  
...the `feminine' traits of caring and compassion.     
3       verb   If you carefor someone or something, you look after them and keep them in a good state or condition.  
They hired a nurse to care for her.      V for n  
...these distinctive cars, lovingly cared for by private owners.      V for n  
...well-cared-for homes.      V-ed  
      Care is also a noun., n-uncount   usu with supp  
Most of the staff specialise in the care of children., ...sensitive teeth which need special care..., She denied the murder of four children who were in her care.     
4       n-uncount   Children who are incare are looked after by the state because their parents are dead or unable to look after them properly.  
  (BRIT)   oft in N  
...a home for children in care..., She was taken into care as a baby.     
5       verb   If you say that you do not carefor something or someone, you mean that you do not like them.  
OLD-FASHIONED   no cont, with brd-neg  
She had met both sons and did not care for either.      V for n  
6       verb   If you say that someone does something when they careto do it, you mean that they do it, although they should do it more willingly or more often.  
no cont   (=choose)  
The woman tells anyone who cares to listen that she's going through hell...      V to-inf  
Experts reveal only as much as they care to.      V to-inf  
7       verb   You can ask someone if they would carefor something or if they would careto do something as a polite way of asking if they would like to have or do something.  
no cont     (politeness)    (=like)  
Would you care for some orange juice?...      V for n  
He said he was off to the beach and would we care to join him.      V to-inf  
8       n-uncount   If you do something withcare, you give careful attention to it because you do not want to make any mistakes or cause any damage.  
oft with N  
Condoms are an effective method of birth control if used with care..., We'd taken enormous care in choosing the location.     
9       n-count   Your cares are your worries, anxieties, or fears.   (=worry)  
Lean back in a hot bath and forget all the cares of the day..., Johnson seemed without a care in the world.     
10   
    caring  
    aftercare  
    day care  
    intensive care  
11    You can use for all I care to emphasize that it does not matter at all to you what someone does.  
for all sb cares      phrase   V inflects, PHR with cl     (emphasis)    You can go right now for all I care.     
12    If you say that you couldn't care lessabout someone or something, you are emphasizing that you are not interested in them or worried about them. In American English, you can also say that you could care less, with the same meaning.  
couldn't care less, could care less      phrase   V inflects, oft PHR about n     (emphasis)    I couldn't care less about the bloody woman..., I used to be proud working for them; now I could care less. I'm just out here for the money...     
13    If someone sends you a letter or parcel care of a particular person or place, they send it to that person or place, and it is then passed on to you. In American English, you can also say in care of.  
care of sb, in care of sb      phrase   PHR n  
Please write to me care of the publishers...     
14    If you take care of someone or something, you look after them and prevent them from being harmed or damaged.  
take care of sth/sb      phrase   V inflects, PHR n   (=look after)  
There was no one else to take care of their children..., You have to learn to take care of your possessions.     
15    You can say `Take care' when saying goodbye to someone.  
take care             convention  
  (formulae)   
16    If you take careto do something, you make sure that you do it.  
take care to do sth      phrase   V inflects, usu PHR to-inf  
Foley followed Albert through the gate, taking care to close the latch.     
17    To take care of a problem, task, or situation means to deal with it.  
take care of sth      phrase   V inflects, PHR n   (=deal with)  
They leave it to the system to try and take care of the problem..., `Do you need clean sheets?'<emdash>`No. Mrs. May took care of that.'     
18    You can say `Who cares?' to emphasize that something does not matter to you at all.  
who cares      phrase   oft PHR about n     (emphasis)    Who cares about some stupid vacation?..., `But we might ruin the stove.'<emdash>`Who cares?'     
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take

  

      vb  
1    abduct, acquire, arrest, capture, carry off, cart off     (slang)   catch, clutch, ensnare, entrap, gain possession of, get, get hold of, grasp, grip, have, help oneself to, lay hold of, obtain, receive, secure, seize, win  
2    abstract, appropriate, blag     (slang)   cabbage     (Brit. slang)   carry off, filch, misappropriate, nick     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   pinch     (informal)   pocket, purloin, run off with, steal, swipe     (slang)   walk off with  
3    book, buy, engage, hire, lease, pay for, pick, purchase, rent, reserve, select  
4    abide, bear, brave, brook, endure, go through, hack     (slang)   pocket, put up with     (informal)   stand, stomach, submit to, suffer, swallow, thole     (Scot.)   tolerate, undergo, weather, withstand  
5    consume, drink, eat, imbibe, ingest, inhale, swallow  
6    accept, adopt, assume, enter upon, undertake  
7    do, effect, execute, have, make, perform  
8    assume, believe, consider, deem, hold, interpret as, perceive, presume, receive, regard, see as, think of as, understand  
9    be efficacious, do the trick     (informal)   have effect, operate, succeed, work  
10    bear, bring, carry, cart, convey, ferry, fetch, haul, tote     (informal)   transport  
11    accompany, bring, conduct, convoy, escort, guide, hold (someone's) hand, lead, usher  
12    attract, become popular, captivate, charm, delight, enchant, fascinate, please, win favour  
13    call for, demand, necessitate, need, require  
14    deduct, eliminate, remove, subtract  
15    accept, accommodate, contain, have room for, hold  
16      (slang)   bilk, cheat, con     (informal)   deceive, defraud, do     (slang)   dupe, fiddle     (informal)   gull     (archaic)   pull a fast one on     (informal)   stiff     (slang)   swindle  
      n  
17    catch, gate, haul, proceeds, profits, receipts, return, revenue, takings, yield  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    free, let go, release  
2    give, give back, hand over, restore, return, surrender, yield  
4    avoid, dodge, give in, give way  
6    decline, dismiss, eschew, ignore, refuse, reject, scorn, spurn  
9    fail, flop     (informal)  
10    send  
14    add, put  


take aback     
astonish, astound, bewilder, disconcert, flabbergast     (informal)   floor     (informal)   nonplus, stagger, startle, stun, surprise  
take back  
1    disavow, disclaim, recant, renege, renounce, retract, unsay, withdraw  
2    get back, recapture, reclaim, reconquer, regain, repossess, retake  
3    accept back, exchange, give one a refund for  
take down  
1    make a note of, minute, note, put on record, record, set down, transcribe, write down  
2    depress, drop, haul down, let down, lower, pull down, remove, take off  
3    demolish, disassemble, dismantle, level, raze, take apart, take to pieces, tear down  
4    deflate, humble, humiliate, mortify, put down     (slang)  
take in  
1    absorb, assimilate, comprehend, digest, get the hang of     (informal)   grasp, understand  
2    comprise, contain, cover, embrace, encompass, include  
3    accommodate, admit, let in, receive  
4      (informal)   bilk, cheat, con     (informal)   cozen, deceive, do     (slang)   dupe, fool, gull     (archaic)   hoodwink, mislead, pull the wool over (someone's) eyes     (informal)   stiff     (slang)   swindle, trick  
take off  
1    discard, divest oneself of, doff, drop, peel off, remove, strip off  
2    become airborne, leave the ground, lift off, take to the air  
3      (informal)   abscond, beat it     (slang)   decamp, depart, disappear, go, hit the road     (slang)   hook it     (slang)   leave, pack one's bags     (informal)   set out, slope off, split     (slang)   strike out  
4      (informal)   caricature, hit off, imitate, lampoon, mimic, mock, parody, satirize, send up     (Brit. informal)   spoof     (informal)   take the piss (out of)     (taboo slang)   travesty  
take on  
1    employ, engage, enlist, enrol, hire, retain  
2    acquire, assume, come to have  
3    accept, address oneself to, agree to do, have a go at     (informal)   tackle, undertake  
4    compete against, contend with, enter the lists against, face, fight, match oneself against, oppose, pit oneself against, vie with  
5      (informal)   break down, get excited, get upset, give way, make a fuss  
take over     
assume control of, become leader of, come to power, gain control of, succeed to, take command of  
take to  
1    flee to, head for, make for, man, run for  
2    become friendly, be pleased by, be taken with, conceive an affection for, get on with, like, warm to  
3    have recourse to, make a habit of, resort to  
take up  
1    adopt, assume, become involved in, engage in, start  
2    begin again, carry on, continue, follow on, go on, pick up, proceed, recommence, restart, resume  
3    absorb, consume, cover, extend over, fill, occupy, use up  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
exp.
sleep for a short period of time, have a light sleep
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
exp.
go out in the street to protest
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
n.
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
n.
child care provided by foster parents
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
n.
care home
n.
Intensive Care
Pompous
exp.
humanitarian compassive care for avoiding suffering of a terminal state patient
Medical term
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
n.
paraprofessional registered physician assistants like nurses
Needs disambiguation with Paramedic when traduction in other languages
n.
1 Ambulance and Primary Care medical emergencies 2 Ambulance Emergency Care
exp.
tenderness, love and care
acronym
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
n.
Mobile Intensive Care Unit ambulance
Medical term; ALS or Intensive Care professionals on board
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
n.
ATLS Pre hospital critical care
n.
MICU for Intensive Care seeking Neonates
n.
advanced life support mobile intensive care unit
Medical term
n.
Concerning paramedical professions an Care. Compare with Paramedic
Parmedic is a Nickname of Paramedical derived of Medic and Paramedical Compre with this term
n.
nurse manned MICU for stable intensive care patients
n.
1 Mobile Intensive Care Unit 2 Physician manned Ambulance
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'

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