concern - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participleconcerning
past tenseconcerned
past participleconcerned
  1. 1
    [never passive] to worry someone

    It concerns me that these people are not getting the support they need.

    We want to know about the issues that concern you, the voters.

  2. 2
    [never passive] to be about a particular subject

    The story concerns a man who was a friend of mine.

  3. 3
    [never progressive] to involve or affect someone

    My past doesn’t concern you.

    These changes concern everyone who has children of school age.

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