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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concern  \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 
  xxviii.  31. 
 
  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. 
  Cooper. 
 
  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. 
  --Rogers. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concerning  \Con*cern"ing\,  prep. 
  Pertaining  to  regarding;  having  relation  to  respecting;  as 
  regards. 
 
  I  have  accepted  thee  concerning  this  thing  --Gen.  xix. 
  21. 
 
  The  Lord  hath  spoken  good  concerning  Israel.  --Num.  x. 
  29. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concerning  \Con*cern"ing\,  a. 
  Important.  [Archaic] 
 
  So  great  and  so  concerning  truth.  --South. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concerning  \Con*cern"ing\,  n. 
  1.  That  in  which  one  is  concerned  or  interested;  concern; 
  affair;  interest.  ``Our  everlasting  concernments.''  --I. 
  Watts. 
 
  To  mix  with  thy  concernments  I  desist.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Importance;  moment;  consequence. 
 
  Let  every  action  of  concernment  to  begun  with 
  prayer.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  3.  Concern;  participation;  interposition. 
 
  He  married  a  daughter  to  the  earl  without  any  other 
  approbation  of  her  father  or  concernment  in  it  than 
  suffering  him  and  her  come  into  his  presence. 
  --Clarendon. 
 
  4.  Emotion  of  mind;  solicitude;  anxiety. 
 
  While  they  are  so  eager  to  destroy  the  fame  of 
  others  their  ambition  is  manifest  in  their 
  concernment  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concerning 
  adj  :  referring  or  directing  attention  to  "as  to  what  we  have 
  discussed...";  "in  relation  to  your  inquiry..."; 
  "income  vis-a-vis  expenditures"  [syn:  {as  to},  {in 
  relation  to},  {regarding},  {vis-a-vis},  {with  reference 
  to},  {in  regard  to},  {with  regard  to},  {with  respect  to}] 




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