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Synonyms for tend
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tend, be given, lean, incline, run(verb)

    have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

    "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, list, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, move, turn tail, range, run, tilt, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, prevail, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, pitch, escape, dispose, black market, persist, incline, ladder, draw, hightail it, be given, slope, campaign, angle, run away, ply, guide, melt, tip, slant, run for

  2. tend(verb)

    have care of or look after

    "She tends to the children"

    Synonyms:
    run, incline, be given, lean

  3. tend(verb)

    manage or run

    "tend a store"

    Synonyms:
    run, incline, be given, lean

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tend

    Synonyms:
    nurture, guard, watch, manage, serve, keep, aid, incline, verge, lean, aim, contribute, conduce, attend

    Antonyms:
    betray, desert, abandon

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    watch, guard, keep, protect, attend, accompany, nurse, take care of, wait on

  2. tend(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    attend, wait, serve, be attendant

  3. tend(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    incline, lean, verge, trend, make, be directed

  4. tend(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    conduce, contribute, lead

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tend(v)

    Synonyms:
    conduce, contribute, attend, accompany, guard, incline, lean

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tend":

    trend

How to pronounce tend?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say tend in sign language?

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How to use tend in a sentence?

  1. Lynn Bufka:

    We tend to overestimate the likelihood of something happening, and we tend to underestimate our capacity to deal with it.

  2. John Roberts:

    When you live in a polarized political environment, people tend to see everything in those terms. That's not how we at the court function.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    That does not make Trump and Cruz sound strong, it makes them sound in over their heads... You know loose cannons tend to misfire, and in a dangerous world that is a gamble we cannot afford.

  4. New York:

    Mayors tend not to do well when the police department and its officers are not happy.

  5. Joyce:

    Those who have easy, cheerful attitudes tend to be happier than those with less pleasant temperaments, regardless of money, making it, or success.


Translations for tend

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تميلArabic
  • tendensDanish
  • ρέπω, τείνω, φροντίζωGreek
  • emi, flegiEsperanto
  • velar, ofrecer, cuidar, tender, verSpanish
  • kippumaEstonian
  • تمایلPersian
  • yleensä, odottaa, tahtoa, huolehtia, olla tapana, pitää huolta, [[olla]] [[varovainen]], sytyttää, tarjota, hoitaa, varoa, tupata, palvella, pyrkiä, vartioidaFinnish
  • נָטָהHebrew
  • gondoz, szokott, ápolHungarian
  • curare, appaltare, avere cura di, tendere, accudireItalian
  • נוטהHebrew
  • ಒಲವುKannada
  • tenderPortuguese
  • avea grijăRomanian
  • подже́чь, предложи́ть, забо́титься, клони́ться, [[име́ть]]/[[проявля́ть]] [[скло́нность]], склоня́ться, [[име́ть]]/[[проявля́ть]] [[тенденция, присма́тривать, поджига́ть, предлага́ть, уха́живать, иметь тенденциюRussian
  • tenderaSwedish
  • முனைகின்றனTamil
  • схильніUkrainian
  • có xu hướngVietnamese

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