What does concern mean?

Definitions for concern
kənˈsɜrncon·cern

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concern(noun)

    something that interests you because it is important or affects you

    "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"

  2. concern, care, fear(noun)

    an anxious feeling

    "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"

  3. concern(noun)

    a feeling of sympathy for someone or something

    "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"

  4. 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"

  5. 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"

  6. 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"

  7. concern, interest, occupy, worry(verb)

    be on the mind of

    "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"

Wiktionary

  1. concern(Noun)

    That which affects one's welfare or happiness

    Etymology: From concernere, combined form of con- + cerno

  2. concern(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From concernere, combined form of con- + cerno

  3. concern(Noun)

    A business, firm or enterprise; a company.

    The employees' attitude is really hurting the concern.

    Etymology: From concernere, combined form of con- + cerno

  4. concern(Verb)

    To be of importance to.

    Etymology: From concernere, combined form of con- + cerno

  5. concern(Verb)

    To make somebody worried.

    Etymology: From concernere, combined form of con- + cerno

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concern(verb)

    to relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to

    Etymology: [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 by the senses, and especially by the eyes, to perceive, see. See Certain.]

  2. Concern(verb)

    to engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest; as, a good prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects

    Etymology: [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 by the senses, and especially by the eyes, to perceive, see. See Certain.]

  3. Concern(verb)

    to be of importance

    Etymology: [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 by the senses, and especially by the eyes, to perceive, see. See Certain.]

  4. Concern(noun)

    that which relates or belongs to one; business; affair

    Etymology: [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 by the senses, and especially by the eyes, to perceive, see. See Certain.]

  5. Concern(noun)

    that which affects the welfare or happiness; interest; moment

    Etymology: [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 by the senses, and especially by the eyes, to perceive, see. See Certain.]

  6. Concern(noun)

    interest in, or care for, any person or thing; regard; solicitude; anxiety

    Etymology: [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 by the senses, and especially by the eyes, to perceive, see. See Certain.]

  7. Concern(noun)

    persons connected in business; a firm and its business; as, a banking concern

    Etymology: [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 by the senses, and especially by the eyes, to perceive, see. See Certain.]

Freebase

  1. 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Concern

    kon-sern′, v.t. to relate or belong to: to affect or interest: to make uneasy: to trouble: to have to do with: to be affected.—n. that which concerns or belongs to one: interest: regard: anxiety: a business, or those connected with it.—adj. Concerned′, having connection with: interested: anxious.—adv. Concern′edly.—n. Concern′edness.—prep. Concern′ing, regarding: pertaining to.—n. Concern′ment, a thing in which one is concerned: an affair: importance: interest: interference. [Fr.,—L. concernĕre, con, together, cernĕre, to see.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'concern' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1044

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'concern' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1456

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'concern' in Nouns Frequency: #366

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'concern' in Verbs Frequency: #570

How to pronounce concern?

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How to say concern in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concern in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concern in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of concern in a Sentence

  1. Kimberly Mitchell:

    If the immediate and main concern is carrying the weapon, steps like metal detectors and police presence may be the approach, since carrying and using a weapon rarely occurs in isolation … we often recommend a broader approach to prevention such as socio-emotional learning programs which aim to help people understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, fell and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

  2. Ted Boutrous:

    New York State Supreme Court got New York State Supreme Court right in rejecting the Robert Trump family's effort to squelch Mary Trump's core political speech on important issues of public concern.

  3. Karen Horney:

    Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression.

  4. George Sabra:

    The form of the talks does not concern us, but the conditions must be appropriate for the negotiations.

  5. Jason Tuvey:

    The latest developments certainly raised concern that tensions will continue to flare up.

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Translations for concern

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  • الاهتمامArabic
  • грижа, обезпокоявам, засягам, загриженост, концерн, отнасям се до, интересBulgarian
  • preocupació, preocupar, consternacióCatalan, Valencian
  • znepokojovat, podnik, trápitCzech
  • BekymringDanish
  • Betroffenheit, Besorgnis, Konzern, SorgeGerman
  • koncerniEsperanto
  • preocupar, preocupación, referirse aSpanish
  • asia, huolestuttaa, huoliFinnish
  • inquiéter, inquiétude, toucher, concerner, soin, interesser, importance, préoccuperFrench
  • bain do, bain leIrish
  • suimScottish Gaelic
  • דאגה, הדאיגHebrew
  • perhatianIndonesian
  • impresa, preoccupare, interessare, turbare, concernere, inquietareItalian
  • 心配事, 注意事項, 題目Japanese
  • ಕಾಳಜಿKannada
  • fabulaLatin
  • utiutiMāori
  • zich inlaten, onderneming, belang hechten aan, belangstelling, zorg, ongerust makenDutch
  • uro, bekymring, angå, konsern, selskapNorwegian
  • preocupação, preocupar, concernir, ter a ver comPortuguese
  • preocupare, concern, frământare, îngrijora, preocupa, îngrijorare, întreprindereRomanian
  • забота, волновать, концерн, беспокойство, занимать, беспокоить, касатьсяRussian
  • shqetësim, shqetësojAlbanian
  • oro, oroa, angå, bekymraSwedish
  • அக்கறைTamil
  • ఆందోళనTelugu
  • şaşkınlık, özen, kaygı, endişe, cesaretsizlik, önyargı, ilgilendirmekTurkish
  • تشویشUrdu
  • làm cho lo ngạiVietnamese

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