be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
provide care for; "The nurse was caring for the wounded"
the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
a cause for feeling concern; "his major care was the illness of his wife"
an anxious feeling;
be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"
feel concern or interest; "I really care abo
store or keep customarily; "Where do you keep your gardening tools?"
retain rights to;
allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature; "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the work going as long as we could"; "She retained her composure"; "this garment retains its shape even after many washings"
keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"
the act of retaining something
stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
the responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"