23 Best Replies To “Take Care” (Professional & Friendly)

It’s just a nice thing to hear and a polite thing to say. “Take care” is a great way to end an email, text conversation, phone call, or in-person conversation. The one problem is when it is said to you, how are you supposed to respond? Well, look no further, below you will find 23 of the best replies to “take care”

Professional replies to “Take care”:

In a business setting or when talking to people that you want to impress like bosses, potential bosses, potential in-laws, etc. It would be a good idea to use formal replies if they tell you to “take care.”

1. You take care, as well.

This is a very good response to give to someone in a professional setting that has said to you “take care.” This is a good response because it is a fast and simple way to express the same kind sentiment that was given to you, wanting someone to take care, and then gives it right back to the other person.

2. Of course, thank you.

This is a good response to someone telling you to “take care” in a professional setting. First, this response begins with acknowledging the “take care” that you have been given and then ends with thanking the person who told you to take care in the first place.

3. Thank you, you too.

This is a great response to give to someone in a professional setting that has said to you “take care.” This is a great response because it is a fast and simple way to express the same kind sentiment that was given to you, wanting someone to take care, and then gives it right back to the other person while also thanking them for telling you to take care.

4. Thank you, have a good day.

This is a pretty good response to give someone in a professional setting when they have told you to “take care.” It starts with saying thank you to the person who told you to “take care”. Then, after the thank you, you give them a very professional farewell by telling them to have a good day.

5. I appreciate it, you take care as well.

This is a great response to give to someone in a professional setting that has said to you “take care.” This is a great response because it is a fast and simple way to express the same kind sentiment that was given to you, wanting someone to take care, and then gives it right back to the other person while also telling them that you appreciate what they said to you.

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Friendly replies to “Take care”:

If a friend or a family member tells you to “take care”, you have much more freedom to give a friendly reply to them.

6. Of course.

When you are in a more casual setting, you are able to give more causal responses when someone tells you to “take care”. This response, “of course” is just a nice friendly response to give to let them know how you are acknowledging what they said to you as you leave.

7. I always do.

This is a fun, friendly response to give when a friend or family member tells you to “take care.” It works best when said with a cheeky smile. It works as a friendly response because you give the other person a cheeky response about how you always take care of yourself.

8. We will see.

This is a really fun and friendly response to give when a friend or family member tells you to “take care.” It works best when said with a cheeky smile. It works as a friendly response because you give the other person a cheeky response about how you will eventually see if you manage to actually take care.

9. If I have the time.

This is another response that is really fun and friend. It works best as a response when is said with a smile. It works because it implies that you will only take care if you end up having the time to do so, which is obviously ridiculous.

10. Alright mom.

This response works best when said in a clearly sarcastic voice and with a chuckle or small laugh. This response is fun and friendly because you are sarcastically referring to the person you are talking to as “mom”. Pretending that them telling you to “take care” is something annoying that your mother would do. This response obviously does not have the same effect when said actually said to your mom.

11. Later.

Since “take care” is often used as a general farewell to give to someone, it is perfectly acceptable to respond with another general farewell. Saying later as a response is perfectly fine as long as it is in a friendly and casual setting.

12. Bye.

Since “take care” is often used as a general farewell to give to someone, it is perfectly acceptable to respond with another general farewell. Saying bye as a response is perfectly fine as long as it is in a friendly and casual setting.

13. Take care.

When told to “take care” it is perfectly acceptable to respond by telling the other person to also “take care.” “Take care” is often used as a standard farewell, so it works well.

14. Thanks.

This is a very good response to give to someone in a friendly setting that has said to you “take care.” This is a good response because it is a fast and simple way to express your gratitude towards them for telling you to “take care”, without making a big deal about it.

15. See you later.

Since “take care” is often used as a general farewell to give to someone, it is perfectly acceptable to respond to them with another general farewell. Saying see you later as a response is perfectly fine as long as it is in a friendly and casual setting.

16. Take care of what?

This is a fun and friendly response to give someone who has told you to “take care”. As a response, it works because it makes a little joke out of the statement “take care” and how it is not a complete sentence. You pretend that it is an actual genuine command and ask for clarification as to what you need to take care of, which is funny.

17. Likewise.

This is a very good response to give to someone in a friendly setting that has said to you “take care.” This is a good response because it is a fast and simple way to express the same kind sentiment that was given to you, wanting someone to take care, and then gives it right back to the other person with only a single word.

18. Don’t tell me what to do.

This is a fun and friendly response to give someone who has told you to “take care”. As a response, it works because it makes a little joke out of the statement “take care” and how it is phrased as a command. You pretend that it is an actual genuine command, a command that you do not want to follow because you don’t want them telling you what to do.

19. You as well.

This is a very good response to give to someone in a friendly setting that has said to you “take care.” This is a good response because it is a fast way to express the same sentiment of wanting someone to take care that was given to you back to the other person.

20. I’ll try my best.

This is a fun and friendly response to give someone who has told you to “take care”. As a response, it works because it makes a little joke out of the statement “take care” and how it is phrased as a command. You pretend that it is an actual genuine command and respond that you will try to take care of.

21. You too.

This response is good because it is a quick and friendly way to let the other person know that you want them to take care as well.

22. And you.

This is another potential response that you can give in a friendly setting when told to “take care” that is a fast way to tell the other person that you also hope that they take care too.

23. If I can.

This is a fun and friendly response that you can give to “take care” because, funnily, you are stating that you will only “take care” if you get the chance, which is funny.

Why you should not use a friendly reply to your boss:

In an office setting, it is always best to stay professional. Even if clients or customers are not around. It is also best when talking to your boss to show them some respect, even if you do not like them. They will remember how respectful you are when it comes time for raises or promotions. Because of this, it is best to not use friendly replies when talking to your boss, keep it professional.