1. To be fond of; be attached to; SYN. cherish, hold dear, treasure.
2. To have a liking, fondness, or taste (for).
3. When you care for children or people who are old or sick, you provide them with the food or medicine they need or you do things to help them. When you care for machines or buildings, you keep them in good condition.
4. When you care for people or things, you like them.