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Definition of Concern
concernGoing Go"ing, p. pr. of Go. Specif.:
(a) That goes; in existence; available for present use or
enjoyment; current; obtainable; also, moving; working;
in operation; departing; as, he is of the brightest
men going; going prices or rate.
(b) Carrying on its ordinary business; conducting
business, or carried on, with an indefinite prospect
of continuance; -- chiefly used in the phrases
a going business,
(c) Of or pert. to a going business or concern; as, the
going value of a company. ConcernConcern Con*cern", n.
1. That which relates or belongs to one; business; affair.
The private concerns of fanilies. --Addison.
2. That which affects the welfare or happiness; interest;
Mysterious secrets of a high concern. --Roscommon.
3. Interest in, or care for, any person or thing; regard;
O Marcia, let me hope thy kind concerns And gentle
wishes follow me to battle. --Addison.
4. (Com.) Persons connected in business; a firm and its
business; as, a banking concern.
The whole concern, all connected with a particular affair
Syn: Care; anxiety; solicitude; interest; regard; business;
affair; matter; moment. See Care. ConcernConcern Con*cern", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concerned; p. pr. &
vb. n. Concerning.] [F. concerner, LL. concernere to
regard, concern, fr. L. concernere to mix or mingle together,
as in a sieve for separating; con- + cernere to separate,
sift, distinguish by the senses, and especially by the eyes,
to perceive, see. See Certain.]
1. To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection
with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.
Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those
things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ. --Acts
Our wars with France have affected us in our most
tender interests, and concerned us more than those
with any other nation. --Addison.
It much concerns a preacher first to learn The
genius of his audience and their turn. --Dodsley.
Ignorant, so far as the usual instruction is
concerned. --J. F.
2. To engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest; as, a good
prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects.
They think themselves out the reach of Providence,
and no longer concerned to solicit his favor.
Concern Con*cern", v. i.
To be of importance. [Obs.]
Which to deny concerns more than avails. --Shak.
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