1) ADJ-GRADED If someone is caring, they are affectionate, helpful, and sympathetic.

He is a lovely boy, very gentle and caring.

...a loving, caring husband.

2) ADJ: ADJ n The caring professions are those such as nursing and social work that are involved with looking after people who are ill or who need help in coping with their lives. [BRIT]

The course is also suitable for those in the caring professions.

...the caring services.

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