Definitions for concernkənˈsɜrn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to be of interest or importance to; affect; involve:
Drug abuse concerns us all.
to relate to; be connected with.
to interest or engage (used reflexively or in the passive):
to concern oneself with every aspect of a business.
to trouble, worry, or disquiet; disturb:
Your headaches concern me.
(n.)something that relates or pertains to a person; business; affair.
a matter that engages a person's attention, interest, or care, or that affects a person's welfare or happiness.
worry, solicitude, or anxiety:
to show concern for the homeless.
important relation or bearing:
This news is of concern to both of us.
a commercial or manufacturing company or establishment; firm.
any material object or contrivance.
* Syn: concern , care , worry connote an uneasy and burdened state of mind. concern implies an anxious sense of interest in or responsibility for something: concern over a friend's misfortune. care suggests a heaviness of spirit caused by dread, or by the constant pressure of burdensome demands: Poverty weighed them down with care. worry is a state of agitated uneasiness and restless apprehension: distracted by worry over investments.
Origin of concern:
1375–1425; late ME (< MF concerner) < ML concernere to relate to, distinguish (LL: to mix for sifting)
something that interests you because it is important or affects you
"the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"
concern, care, fear(noun)
an anxious feeling
"care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
a feeling of sympathy for someone or something
"She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"
concern, worry, headache, vexation(noun)
something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
"New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"
business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation(verb)
a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
"he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with(verb)
be relevant to
"There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
concern, interest, occupy, worry(verb)
be on the mind of
"I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
worries or fears
concern for the children's happiness; concerns about/over the failing housing market; concern that the school may close
reason to worry
There is no cause for concern.
to say what worries you
sb's responsibility or problem
If he's broke, that's not my concern.
to worry sb
Climate change concerns me.; It concerns us that you're doing this alone.; It concerns us to see so much poverty.
to be about
an essay concerning human intelligence
relate to or involve sb
This matter doesn't concern you.
to think or worry about
She doesn't concern herself with unimportant things.
That which affects one's welfare or happiness
The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person.
He placed his hand on his sister's sunburnt legs with great concern.
A business, firm or enterprise; a company.
The employees' attitude is really hurting the concern.
To be of importance to.
To make somebody worried.
Origin: From concernere, combined form of con- + cerno
to relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to
to engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest; as, a good prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects
to be of importance
that which relates or belongs to one; business; affair
that which affects the welfare or happiness; interest; moment
interest in, or care for, any person or thing; regard; solicitude; anxiety
persons connected in business; a firm and its business; as, a banking concern
Concern is a multi-millionaire American Thoroughbred racehorse. He was sired by top stallion Broad Brush, who in turn was a son of Ack Ack. His dam was Fara's Team. Concern was best known for his wins in the 1994 Breeders' Cup Classic and the grade two Arkansas Derby. Born at owner Robert Meyerhoff's Fitzhugh Farm in Phoenix, Maryland. To date, Concern is one of only three Maryland-bred horses ever to surpass the three million dollar mark in earnings. The other two were Cigar and Awad. He finished racing with a record of 7-7-11 in 30 starts and career earnings of $3,079,350.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'concern' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1044
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'concern' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1456
Rank popularity for the word 'concern' in Nouns Frequency: #366
Rank popularity for the word 'concern' in Verbs Frequency: #570
Translations for concern
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something that concerns or belongs to one
His problems are not my concern.
- bekommerdheid, besorgdheid, kommerAfrikaans
- preocupaçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die AngelegenheitGerman
- sag; anliggendeDanish
- asi, mureEstonian
- موضوع مرتبط با؛ موضوع مورد علاقهFarsi
- briga, zabrinutost, nemirCroatian
- tanggung jawabIndonesian
- mál, málefniIcelandic
- reikalas, rūpestisLithuanian
- sak, anliggendeNorwegian
- sprawa, rzeczPolish
- موضوع مرتبط با؛ موضوع مورد علاقهPersian
- رابطه يا علاقه درلودلPashto
- grijă, treabăRomanian
- zadeva, skrbSlovenian
- angelägenhet, sakSwedish
- mesele, sorun, işTurkish
- 某人所關切或與某人有關的事Chinese (Trad.)
- справа; інтересUkrainian
- تعلق ہوناUrdu
- mối quan tâmVietnamese
- 某人所关切或与某人有关的事Chinese (Simp.)
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