take care of

[take care of] {v. phr.} 1. To attend to; supply the needs of.

She stayed home to take care of the baby.

Syn.: KEEP AN EYE ON(2),LOOK AFTER. Compare: IN CHARGE(2). 2. {informal} To deal with; do whatis needed with.

I will take care of that letter.

The coach toldJim to take care of the opposing player.

Compare: SEE TO.