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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:

    trend

How to pronounce tend?

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How to say tend in sign language?

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How to use tend in a sentence?

  1. Justin Lehmiller:

    I found that many of the fantasies people tend to stereotype as being as masculine, like threesomes, and feminine, like emotional fulfillment, were actually things that a majority of men and women alike were fantasizing about.

  2. Donald H. Rumsfeld:

    Reports that say that something hasn't happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns - - the ones we don't know we don't know. And if one looks throughout the history of our country and other free countries, it is the latter category that tend to be the difficult ones.

  3. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    Because this President has run up more debt than any president in American history, that debt has been given to us in large measure by the Chinese, and so now, as the Chinese markets tend to have a correction, which they're doing right now, it's going to have an even greater effect because this president doesn't know how to say no to spending, doesn't know how to say no to a bigger and more intrusive government.

  4. John Denham:

    English voters, especially, leave voters, tend to prioritize their English identity and want English interests put ahead of the Union, it's not that they are anti-union, it's that their idea of Britishness is as an extension of Englishness and English interests. If the two come into conflict then they prioritize English interests.

  5. John Linder:

    I am the optimist. I tend to look a little further out, so right now with planting season upon us, I am more focused getting crops planted in a timely matter, but long term, NAFTA is a big deal. So, when I see emails pop in... they rank right up there with what is going on with North Korea.


Translations for tend

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  • 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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