In care of



Through someone, by way of someone, as in I sent the gift in care of your parents. This phrase indicates that something is to be delivered to someone at someone else’s address. [ Mid-1800s ]
Also see: in charge, def. 3.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Incarnadine

    [in-kahr-nuh-dahyn, -din, -deen] /ɪnˈkɑr nəˌdaɪn, -dɪn, -ˌdin/ adjective 1. blood-red; crimson. 2. flesh-colored; pale pink. noun 3. an incarnadine color. verb (used with object), incarnadined, incarnadining. 4. to make incarnadine. /ɪnˈkɑːnəˌdaɪn/ verb 1. (transitive) to tinge or stain with red adjective 2. of a pinkish or reddish colour similar to that of flesh or blood […]

  • Incarnate

    [adjective in-kahr-nit, -neyt; verb in-kahr-neyt] /adjective ɪnˈkɑr nɪt, -neɪt; verb ɪnˈkɑr neɪt/ adjective 1. embodied in flesh; given a bodily, especially a human, form: a devil incarnate. 2. personified or typified, as a quality or idea: chivalry incarnate. 3. flesh-colored or crimson. verb (used with object), incarnated, incarnating. 4. to put into or represent in […]



  • Incarnated

    [adjective in-kahr-nit, -neyt; verb in-kahr-neyt] /adjective ɪnˈkɑr nɪt, -neɪt; verb ɪnˈkɑr neɪt/ adjective 1. embodied in flesh; given a bodily, especially a human, form: a devil incarnate. 2. personified or typified, as a quality or idea: chivalry incarnate. 3. flesh-colored or crimson. verb (used with object), incarnated, incarnating. 4. to put into or represent in […]

  • Incarnation

    [in-kahr-ney-shuh n] /ˌɪn kɑrˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an being or form. 2. a living being embodying a deity or spirit. 3. assumption of human form or nature. 4. the Incarnation, (sometimes lowercase) Theology. the doctrine that the second person of the Trinity assumed human form in the person of Jesus Christ and is completely both […]



Disclaimer: In care of definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.