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Definition 1: provide treatment for - [verb of body]

Samples where care for or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The doctor treated my broken leg
  • The nurses cared for the bomb victims
  • The patient must be treated right away or she will die
  • Treat the infection with antibiotics

Synonyms for care for in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of care for ) produce hyperventilation in

"The nurses had to hyperventilate the patient"

(... is a kind of care for ) provide relief for

"remedy his illness"

(... is a kind of care for ) apply a bandage or medication to

"dress the victim's wounds"

(... is a kind of care for ) support with a splint

"splint a broken finger"

(... is a kind of care for ) perform surgery on

"The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"

(... is a kind of care for ) treat medicinally, treat with medicine

(... is a kind of care for ) draw blood

"In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"

(... is a kind of care for ) treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin

(... is a kind of care for ) subject to electrical shocks

(... is a kind of care for ) treat the body or any part of it by wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood

"The nurse packed gauze in the wound" "You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice"

(... is a kind of care for ) burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent

"The surgeon cauterized the wart"

(... is a kind of care for ) give or apply (medications)

(... is a kind of care for ) treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed

(... is a kind of care for ) give a massage to

"She massaged his sore back"

(... is a kind of care for ) excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)

"The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"

(... is a kind of care for ) treat a defect

"The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"

(... is a kind of care for ) treat by blowing a powder or vapor into a bodily cavity

(... is a kind of care for ) treat for alcohol or drug dependence

"He was detoxified in the clinic"

(... is a kind of care for ) supply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting

"irrigate the wound"

(... is a kind of care for ) treat with iodine so as to prevent infection

"iodize a wound"

(... is a kind of care for ) give medical treatment to

(... is a kind of care for ) provide (a person) with medical care

(... is a kind of care for ) try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury

"He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"

(... is a kind of care for ) subject to psychoanalytic treatment

"I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist"

Definition 2: have a liking, fondness, or taste (for) - [verb of emotion]

(care for is a kind of ...) find enjoyable or agreeable

"I like jogging" "She likes to read Russian novels"

Definition 3: be fond of; be attached to - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for care for in the sense of this definition

(care for is a kind of ...) have a great affection or liking for

"I love French food" "She loves her boss and works hard for him"

(... is a kind of care for ) have affection for; feel tenderness for

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