English noun: concern
|1.||concern (cognition) something that interests you because it is important or affects you|
|Samples||The safety of the ship is the captain's concern.|
|Broader (hypernym)||interest, involvement|
|Narrower (hyponym)||affair, affairs, earth, earthly concern, matter, part, personal business, personal matters, point of honor, thing, world, worldly concern|
|2.||concern (feeling) an anxious feeling|
|Samples||Care had aged him.|
They hushed it up out of fear of public reaction.
|3.||concern (feeling) a feeling of sympathy for someone or something|
|Samples||She felt strong concern for those less fortunate.|
|Broader (hypernym)||fellow feeling, sympathy|
|Narrower (hyponym)||softheartedness, solicitousness, solicitude, tenderness|
|4.||concern (cognition) something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness|
|Samples||New York traffic is a constant concern.|
It's a major worry.
|Synonyms||headache, vexation, worry|
|Broader (hypernym)||negative stimulus|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bugaboo, burden, business, encumbrance, incumbrance, load, onus|
|5.||concern (group) a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it|
|Samples||He bought his brother's business.|
A small mom-and-pop business.
A racially integrated business concern.
|Synonyms||business, business concern, business organisation, business organization|
|Narrower (hyponym)||agency, brokerage, business firm, carrier, chain, common carrier, dealership, firm, franchise, house, maker, manufacturer, manufacturing business, partnership, processor, shipbuilder, underperformer|
|Domain category||business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise|
|Domain category members||shipping room|
English verb: concern
|1.||concern (stative) be relevant to|
|Samples||There were lots of questions referring to her talk.|
My remark pertained to your earlier comments.
|Synonyms||bear on, come to, have-to doe with, pertain, refer, relate, touch, touch on|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s somebody.|
Something ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||affect, apply, center, center on, concentrate on, focus on, go for, hold, interest, involve, matter to, regard, revolve about, revolve around|
|Verb group||advert, allude, touch|
|2.||concern (stative) be on the mind of|
|Samples||I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift.|
|Examples||The bad news will concern him|
|Synonyms||interest, occupy, worry|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody