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TAKE CARE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does take care mean? 

TAKE CARE (verb)
  The verb TAKE CARE has 3 senses:

1. be careful, prudent, or watchful
2. be in charge of or deal with
3. take charge of or deal with

  Familiarity information: TAKE CARE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


TAKE CARE (verb)


Sense 1take care [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be careful, prudent, or watchful

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Context example:

Take care when you cross the street!

Hypernyms (to "take care" is one way to...):

act; move (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2take care [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be in charge of or deal with

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

take care; mind

Context example:

She takes care of all the necessary arrangements

Hypernyms (to "take care" is one way to...):

care; deal; handle; manage (be in charge of, act on, or dispose of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "take care"):

tend (manage or run)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 3take care [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take charge of or deal with

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

attend; take care; look; see

Context examples:

Could you see about lunch? / I must attend to this matter / She took care of this business

Hypernyms (to "take care" is one way to...):

care; give care (provide care for)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "take care"):

minister (attend to the wants and needs of others)

tend (have care of or look after)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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