Associations to the word «Concern»


CONCERN, noun. That which affects one's welfare or happiness.
CONCERN, noun. The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person.
CONCERN, noun. A business, firm or enterprise; a company.
CONCERN, noun. (computing) (programming) Any set of information that affects the code of a computer program.
CONCERN, verb. (transitive) To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.
CONCERN, verb. (transitive) To engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest.
CONCERN, verb. (transitive) To make somebody worried.
CONCERN TROLL, noun. (Internet slang) Someone who posts to an internet forum or newsgroup, claiming to share its goals while deliberately working against those goals, typically, by claiming "concern" about group plans to engage in productive activity, urging members instead to attempt some activity that would damage the group's credibility, or alternatively to give up on group projects entirely.
CONCERN TROLLS, noun. Plural of concern troll

Dictionary definition

CONCERN, noun. Something that interests you because it is important or affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern".
CONCERN, noun. An anxious feeling; "care had aged him"; "they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction".
CONCERN, noun. A feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate".
CONCERN, noun. Something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry".
CONCERN, noun. 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".
CONCERN, verb. Be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments".
CONCERN, verb. Be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift".

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb