care for (2)
Meaning: If you care for someone or something, you look after them and make sure they have what they need.Synonym: look after, take care of
- care for sb A lot of people in poor countries depend on their children to care for them when they get too old to work.
- care for sth Giving kids the job of caring for younger siblings or pets can teach them responsibility and help them to become mature adults.
care for (2): baby, child, patient, victim, pet, dog, cat
In a hospital, the people who care for the patients every minute of the day are