(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. regard, affect, relate, refer to, pertain to, have to do with, bear upon, belong to, treat of; interest; disturb, trouble. —n. matter, affair; care, anxiety, worry, solicitude, regard; significance, import, interest; firm, business. See relation, importance, doubt.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Affair]
Syn. business, matter, interest; see affair 1 .
2. [Regard]
Syn. solicitude, anxiety, attention, interest; see care 2 .
3. [A business]
Syn. firm, company, business establishment; see business 4 .
See Synonym Study at care . v.
1. [To have reference to]
Syn. refer to, pertain to, appertain to, relate to, be related to, be pertinent to, have relation to, have significance for, affect, involve, touch, bear on, bear upon, touch on, touch upon, regard, be concerned with, be connected with, be about, have to do with, be a matter of concern to, be of interest to, be of importance to, have a bearing on, have connections with, be applicable to, Depend upon, be Dependent upon, be interdependent with, stand in relationship to, deal with, belong to, have implications for, be the business of; see also affect 1 , treat 1 , 2 .
2. [To make uneasy]
Syn. trouble, disturb, worry, disquiet; see bother 3 , disturb 2 .
as concerns,
Syn. regarding, concerning, with reference to, in reference to; see about 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. affair care, business, matter, interest, department, job, worry, responsibility.
2. worry trouble, anxiety, unease, disquiet, apprehension, distress.
3. business establishment company, firm, outfit, house.
1. bear on deal with, regard, involve, pertain to, touch, relate to, affect, interest.
2. worry trouble, make anxious, put ill-at-ease, disquiet, distress, disturb, bother, pain.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To be pertinent: appertain, apply, bear on (or upon), pertain, refer, relate. Idioms: have a bearing on, have to do with. See RELEVANT. 2. To cause anxious uneasiness in: ail, cark, distress, trouble, worry. See CONCERN. II noun 1. Something that concerns or involves one personally: affair, business, lookout. See RELEVANT. 2. A cause of distress or anxiety: care, trouble, worry. See CONCERN. 3. Thoughtful attention: attentiveness, consideration, regard, solicitude, thoughtfulness. See ATTITUDE, CONCERN, KIND, TREAT WELL. 4. Curiosity about or attention to someone or something: concernment, interest, interestedness, regard. See CONCERN. 5. The quality or state of being important: concernment, consequence, import, importance, moment, significance, significancy, weight, weightiness. See IMPORTANT. 6. A troubled or anxious state of mind: angst, anxiety, anxiousness, care, disquiet, disquietude, distress, nervousness, solicitude, unease, uneasiness, worry. See FEELINGS. 7. A commercial organization: business, company, corporation, enterprise, establishment, firm2, house. Informal: outfit. See GROUP. 8. A small specialized mechanical device: contraption, contrivance, gadget, gimmick, jigger, thing. Informal: doodad, doohickey, widget. Slang: gizmo. See MACHINE.

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