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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 use tend in a sentence?

  1. Ben Schlappig:

    The airplane feels like home now, i feel as at home in Emirates first class, as I do anywhere else. I know every aspect of the seats ; there's a certain familiarity with the staff ; I tend to run into the same crews.

  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. Jen Myers:

    We're pretty used to seeing Texas storms knock out power, but they tend to be localized, this was a very widespread event. Everybody's out working to restore power, and all of our crews are out in full force to make sure we can get the power on as soon as possible.

  4. Heidi Beirich:

    They’re often a small group of people ... and they tend to fade away due to their inability to organize. they don’t provide their membership lists. They’re not going to tell us or, if they give us numbers, they exaggerate.

  5. Eli Manning:

    They're big guys and they're athletic, they do a good job bringing different pressures. They tend to change up from week to week, give different looks and try and confuse the offensive line and the quarterback.


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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