take care of - definition and synonyms

  1. 3
    to do what is necessary to deal with a person or situation

    I’ll leave you to take care of the refreshments.

    Can you take care of this customer, please?

  2. 4
    informal to pay for something: used especially when you are offering to pay for someone else

    She picked up the bill, saying, ‘Let me take care of that.’

See also main entry: care