What is the opposite of neglect?

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Noun
Opposite of the state of being uncared for
Maintenance of your car may be expensive, but it is mandatory to perpetuate its longevity on the road.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of not paying the proper care or attention to something
“Close observation needs to be paid to the patient's heart rate to ensure that it is regularly beating.”
Noun
Opposite of a failure to do something that is expected or required
“Despite the debilitating loss of his legs, he was determined to let nothing interfere with the fulfillment of his duties.”
Noun
Opposite of negligence or inattentiveness to details
Noun
Opposite of inattention to consequences, thoughtlessness
Noun
Opposite of cruel or harmful treatment or abuse
Noun
Opposite of an act or judgment that is misguided or wrong
“He made his fortune through astuteness and good decision making with his investments.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated
Noun
Opposite of the state of not being used
Noun
Opposite of destruction or extinction
Noun
Opposite of the intentional failure to perform an official duty or legal requirement
Noun
Opposite of the state of being extremely dirty and unpleasant, especially as a result of poverty or neglect
Noun
Opposite of lack of action where some is expected or appropriate
Verb
Opposite of to fail to care for or pay attention to
“It was important to consider their strict dietary requirements when designing the menu.”
Verb
Opposite of to let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
“Chase your dreams! We will always be here to support you.”
Verb
Opposite of to neglect or ignore something, sometimes inadvertently
“I would always remember to check the doors and windows before going to sleep.”
Verb
Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“He was hopeful that the King would heed his request for more troops.”
Verb
Opposite of to ignore or dismiss something as if it were unimportant
Verb
Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“Eloise would finally acknowledge the gravity of her drug abuse after Barry followed through with his threat of leaving.”
Verb
Opposite of avoid, get out of responsibility
Verb
Opposite of to disregard the rules and refuse to conform
Verb
Opposite of to rebuff, ignore, or spurn (someone) disdainfully
Verb
Opposite of to not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
“Josh decided that he wished to experience the life-changing experience of climbing up Mount Everest.”
Verb
Opposite of to treat someone badly, cruelly or unkindly
Verb
Opposite of to get out of a situation, usually underhandedly
“It is about time that the country's leaders accept responsibility for the nation's problems.”
Verb
(of time or an opportunity) Opposite of to fail to take advantage of
“Be sure to take this opportunity that only comes around once in a lifetime.”
Verb
Opposite of to fail to fulfill an obligation or payment
“His problem lies in his ineptitude to fulfill his obligations.”
Verb
Opposite of to stop associating with
“I was forced to associate with Nathan when he friended me on Facebook.”
Verb
Opposite of to procrastinate or be lazy, especially with work or responsibilities
Verb
Opposite of to refuse or be unwilling to accept or do something
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