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concern

con·cern

concern

 
 
pronunciation:
kn suhrn
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: concerned, concerning, concerns
definition 1: to relate to or be about; affect.
This matter does not concern you.
synonyms:
affect, involve, touch
similar words:
influence, regard, relate to
definition 2: to engage or interest (oneself) (usu. fol. by with or about).
She concerns herself with taking care of the family.
synonyms:
busy, devote, engage, interest
similar words:
occupy
definition 3: to make worried or troubled.
Her carelessness concerns me.
synonyms:
trouble, worry
antonyms:
ease
similar words:
bother, distress, disturb, perturb, vex
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a matter or issue that engages attention.
synonyms:
affair, business, care, interest, matter
antonyms:
unconcern
similar words:
case, consideration, issue, lookout, worry
definition 2: worry or anxiety.
synonyms:
anxiety, care, worry
antonyms:
indifference, unconcern
similar words:
business, disquiet, disquietude, doubt, matter, misgiving, solicitude
definition 3: a business firm.
synonyms:
business, company, enterprise, firm, house
similar words:
establishment, office, outfit
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