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noun as in custody and protection of a person

verb as in regard highly

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There would be less total health care, less child care, less energy available to households, and less value added in the university sector.

The report says a record 765 hospitals and other health care facilities participated in the annual Healthcare Equality Index survey at a time when they faced unprecedented challenges in caring for patients in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Those who say health care is their single top issue back Biden 77 percent to 19 percent.

Regulators and health care leaders, backed up by political leaders, must take the lead in building public confidence in the integrity of the entire vaccine development and distribution process.

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Feigenholtz said she wants the agency to establish benchmarks on moving the children out of the hospitals and increasing specialized foster care, then report back to legislators.

Placed in drinking water, fluoride can serve people who otherwise have poor access to dental care.

He has wild swings between trying not to care about Lana and the baby, and being completely obsessed by it.

Who among Scalise's constituents could possibly care if he supported naming a post office for a black judge who died in 1988?

Haringey Council told The Daily Beast that the children had not been taken permanently into state care.

In these regions, men are now doing between 30 and 45 percent of the care work.

I do not care very much how you censor or select the reading and talking and thinking of the schoolboy or schoolgirl.

And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.

Polavieja, as everybody knew, was the chosen executive of the friars, whose only care was to secure their own position.

On this account, great care should be taken to provide well-drained positions.

You never cared—you were too proud to care; and when I spoke to you about my fault, you did n't even know what I meant.


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What are other ways to say care?

Care suggests a heaviness of spirit caused by dread, or by the constant pressure of burdensome demands: Poverty weighs a person down with care. Concern implies an anxious sense of interest in something: concern over a friend’s misfortune. Worry is an active state of agitated uneasiness and restless apprehension: He was distracted by worry over the stock market.

On this page you'll find 251 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to care, such as: responsibility, concern, aggravation, alarm, annoyance, and anxiety.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.