Another word for care
heed, concern, caution, close attention, consideration, regard, thoughtfulness, forethought, heedfulness, precaution, wariness, vigilance, watchfulness, watching, attending, solicitude, diligence, meticulousness, fastidiousness, nicety, pains, application, conscientiousness, thought, discrimination, carefulness, scrupulousness, exactness, particularity, prudence, circumspection, oversight, watch, concentration; see also attention 2, prudence.
A troubled state of mind
concern, worry, solicitude, anxiety, interest, chagrin, distress, bother, perplexity, trouble, disturbance, unhappiness, sorrow, grief, aggravation, fretfulness, stress, tribulation, responsibility, strain, pressure, vexation, perturbation, fear, oppression, uneasiness, exasperation, annoyance, misgiving, anguish, foreboding, apprehension, discomposure, pins and needles*, stew*, sweat*, fret*.
A cause of worry or concern
problem, concern, trial, trouble, worry, bother, tribulation, responsibility, strain, load, onus, burden, encumbrance, nuisance, charge, incubus, hindrance, handicap, impediment; see also sense 2, affliction, difficulty 2, misfortune 1, 2, trouble 2.
care suggests a weighing down of the mind, as by apprehension or great responsibility worn out by the cares of the day; concern suggests mental uneasiness over someone or something in which one has an affectionate interest I feel concern for their welfare; solicitude implies concerned thoughtfulness, often excessive apprehension, for the welfare, safety, or comfort of another she stroked his head with great solicitude; worry suggests an actively troubled state of mind, esp. over some anticipated problem his chief worry was lack of money; anxiety suggests an apprehensive or uneasy feeling with less mental activity than worry, often over some indefinite but anticipated evil she viewed the world situation with anxietytake care<strong> or </strong>have a care<strong>
Another word for carenoun
A troubled or anxious state of mind:angst, anxiety, anxiousness, concern, disquiet, disquietude, distress, nervousness, solicitude, unease, uneasiness, worry. See feelings
A cause of distress or anxiety:concern, trouble, worry. See concern
Careful forethought to avoid harm or risk:calculation, carefulness, caution, chariness, gingerliness, precaution, wariness. See fear
Attentiveness to detail:carefulness, fastidiousness, meticulousness, pain (used in plural), painstaking, punctiliousness, scrupulousness, thoroughness. See careful
Cautious attentiveness:carefulness, caution, gingerliness, heed, heedfulness, mindfulness, regard. See careful
The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing:charge, custody, guardianship, keeping, superintendence, supervision, trust. See care for
The systematic application of remedies to effect a cure:regimen, rehabilitation, therapy, treatment. (Informal) rehab. See health, help