concern

concern
1. verb
1)

the report concerns the war

Syn:
be about, deal with, have to do with, cover; discuss, go into, examine, study, review, analyze; relate to, pertain to
2)

that doesn't concern you

Syn:
affect, involve, be relevant to, apply to, have a bearing on, impact on; be important to, interest
3)

I won't concern myself with your affairs

Syn:
involve oneself in, take an interest in, busy oneself with, devote one's time to, bother oneself with
4)

one thing still concerns me

Syn:
worry, disturb, trouble, bother, perturb, unsettle, make anxious
2. noun
1)

a voice full of concern

Syn:
anxiety, worry, disquiet, apprehensiveness, unease, consternation
Ant:
peace of mind
2)

his concern for others

Syn:
solicitude, consideration, care, sympathy, regard
Ant:
indifference
3)

housing is the concern of the council

Syn:
responsibility, business, affair, charge, duty, job; province, preserve; problem, worry; informal bag, bailiwick
4)

issues that are of concern to women

Syn:
interest, importance, relevance, significance
5)

Aboriginal concerns

Syn:
affair, issue, matter, question, consideration
6)

a publishing concern

Syn:
company, business, firm, organization, operation, corporation, establishment, house, office, agency; informal outfit

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  • concern — con‧cern [kənˈsɜːn ǁ ɜːrn] noun [countable] formal COMMERCE a business organization, usually a company: • the French defense and electronics concern, Matra SA going concern COM …   Financial and business terms

  • concern — CONCÉRN, concerne, s.n. Organizaţie complexă care reuneşte întreprinderi economice legate între ele prin activitatea lor, întreprinderile rămânând formal independente. – Din engl. concern. Trimis de Joseph, 16.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  concérn s.… …   Dicționar Român

  • concern — noun. In the meaning ‘anxiety, worry’, concern is normally followed by about, at, or over, or by a that clause: • Concern has been expressed at the manner in which the whole operation has been put together and actioned Rescue News, 1985 • ‘Big… …   Modern English usage

  • concern — vb Concern, affect are sometimes confused. Concern implies the bearing or influence, affect, the direct operation or action, of one thing on another; thus, a piece of legislation may concern (that is, have to do with, have reference or relation… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • concern — ► VERB 1) relate to; be about. 2) be relevant to; affect or involve. 3) make anxious or worried. ► NOUN 1) worry; anxiety. 2) a matter of interest or importance. 3) a business …   English terms dictionary

  • Concern — Con*cern , n. 1. That which relates or belongs to one; business; affair. [1913 Webster] The private concerns of fanilies. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. That which affects the welfare or happiness; interest; moment. [1913 Webster] Mysterious secrets… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Concern — may refer to: Worry, an emotion Concern (business), a German type of group company Concern (computer science), an abstract concept about program behavior Concern Worldwide, an Irish charity Concerned, a webcomic parodying the video game Half Life …   Wikipedia

  • concern — [n1] business, responsibility affair, burden, care, charge, company, corporation, deportment, entanglement, enterprise, establishment, field, firm, house, interest, involvement, job, jungle*, matter, megacorp*, mission, multinational, occupation …   New thesaurus

  • concern — [kən sʉrn′] vt. [ME concernen < ML concernere, to perceive, have regard to, fig. use of LL concernere, to sift, mix, as in a sieve < L com , with + cernere, to sift, hence perceive, comprehend: see CRISIS] 1. to have a relation to or… …   English World dictionary

  • Concern — Con*cern , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Concerned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concerning}.] [F. concerner, LL. concernere to regard, concern, fr. L. concernere to mix or mingle together, as in a sieve for separating; con + cernere to separate, sift, distinguish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concern — I (business establishment) noun business, company, corporation, establishment, firm, house, institution, organization associated concepts: partnership, proprietorship II (interest) noun anxiety, attention, care, concernment, consequen …   Law dictionary

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