concern meaning

EN[kənˈsɝn] [kənˈsɜːn]
  • Concern may refer to:
  • Worry, an emotion
  • Concern (organization) : Student society in Indian Institute of Science, India.
  • Concern (business), a German type of group company
  • Concern (computer science), an abstract concept about program behavior
  • Concern (horse), an American Thoroughbred racehorse
  • Concern Worldwide, an Irish charity
  • Concerned, a webcomic parodying the video game Half-Life 2

    Definition of concern in English Dictionary

  • NounPLconcernsPREcon-SUF-ern
    1. That which affects one's welfare or happiness.
      1. We drove back to the office with some concern on my part at the prospect of so large a case. Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. He was dressed out in broad gaiters and bright tweeds, like an English tourist, and his face might have belonged to Dagon, idol of the Philistines.
    2. The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person.
      1. Appleby [ …] rose from his seat when Morales came in. He shook hands urbanely, unbuckled his sword, and laid his kepi on the table, and then sat down with an expression of concern in his olive face which Appleby fancied was assumed.
    3. A business, firm or enterprise; a company.
      1. (computing, programming) Any set of information that affects the code of a computer program.
      2. VerbSGconcernsPRconcerningPT, PPconcerned
        1. VT To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.
          1. VT To engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest.
            1. A good prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects. ‎
          2. VT To make somebody worried.
            1. I'm concerned that she's becoming an alcoholic. ‎
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The word of the LORD that came to Micah the Morasthite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.
            • Here I am not primarily concerned with the long-term effects of such separation, about which the advocates of iron-handed rule in Poland have always written with great glee.
            • We are especially concerned here with the question of whether certain kinds of properties associated with subjecthood are acquired prior to other kinds of properties.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • I have bread, mayonnaise, mustard, turkey, and lettuce: all the makings of a sandwich as far as I'm concerned.
            • Many analysts have said China must create a superministry to better coordinate the country’s energy and environmental concerns.
            • Where any judge falls under any of the challengeable grounds set forth in section 13, the judge may state the grounds to the Court and remove himself from the case concerned.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
              • Verbs
                • Transitive verbs
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              Meaning of concern for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "concern" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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