|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties|
|Division (I) Formation of Ideas|
| Section II. Precursory Conditions and Operations|
|459. Care. [Vigilance.]|
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|NOUN:||CARE, solicitude, heed, concern, reck [poetic], heedfulness &c. adj.; scruple (conscientiousness) [See Probity].|
VIGILANCE; watchfulness &c. adj.; surveillance, eyes of a lynx, eyes of Argus, watch, vigil, lookout, watch and ward, lil du maître [F.].
espionage (reconnoitering) [See Inquiry]; invigilation, watching.
ALERTNESS (activity) [See Activity]; attention [See Attention]; prudence &c., circumspection (caution) [See Caution]; anxiety; forethought [See Foresight]; precaution (preparation) [See Preparation]; tidiness (order) [See Order], (cleanliness) [See Cleanness]; accuracy (exactness) [See Truth]; minuteness, meticulousness, meticulosity, circumstantiality, attention to detail.
WATCHER, watchdog [See Safety].
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|VERB:||BE CAREFUL &c. adj.; reck [archaic]; take care (be cautious) [See Caution]; pay attention to [See Attention]; take care of; look -, see- -to, -after; keep an eye upon, keep a sharp eye upon; chaperon, matronize, play gooseberry; keep watch, keep watch and ward; mount guard, set watch, watch; keep in -sight, - view; mind, mind ones business.|
look sharp, look about one; look with ones own eyes; keep a -good, - sharp- lookout; have all ones -wits, - eyes- about one; watch for (expect) [See Expectation]; keep ones eyes open, have the eyes open, sleep with one eye open; catch a weasel asleep.
do ones best [See Activity]; mind ones Ps and Qs [colloq.], speak by the card, pick ones steps.
TAKE PRECAUTIONS [See Preparation]; protect (render safe) [See Safety].
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|ADJECTIVE:||CAREFUL, regardful, heedful; taking care &c. v.; particular; prudent (cautious) [See Caution]; considerate; thoughtful (deliberative) [See Thought]; provident (prepared) [See Preparation]; alert (active) [See Activity]; sure-footed.|
GUARDED, on ones guard; on the -qui vive [F.], alert, - watch, - lookout; awake, broad awake, vigilant; watchful, wakeful, Argus-eyed, lynx-eyed; wide awake (intelligent) [See Intelligence. Wisdom]; on the watch for (expectant) [See Expectation].
SCRUPULOUS (conscientious) [See Probity]; tidy (orderly) [See Order], (clean) [See Cleanness]; accurate (exact) [See Truth]; cavendo tutus [L.] (safe) [See Safety].
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|ADVERB:||CAREFULLY &c. adj.; with care, gingerly.|
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- Quis custodiet istos custodes?
- Care will kill a cat.Wither
- Ni bebas agua que no veas.
- O polished perturbation! golden care!Henry IV
- The incessant care and labor of his mind.Henry IV
- Heaven helps those who help themselves.