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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?

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Australian
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Indian

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How to use tend in a sentence?

  1. Christof Bigler:

    Fast-growing trees tend to have a lower root density and might be more vulnerable to attacks by insects and pathogens.

  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 and the results in our cases do not suggest otherwise.

  3. Kamala Harris:

    People with PTSD tend to act out. They tend to self-medicate. Which means they're going to be on drugs or they may be an alcoholic. And then they're going to get into fights and they have a really short fuse. And guess what happens ? All of a sudden you don't qualify for VA. That's wrong because again we are not taking into account the way we have designed or enforcing the system the realities of that person's life. It's backwards !

  4. Tom Gidley-Kitchin:

    The market has to adjust so demand and supply come back into balance. Current developments in commodity prices suggest that it is going to happen faster than people had expected, smaller miners tend to get lower quality assets and lower margins and are more focused on exploration than mining. That's not something people are interested in funding at the moment.

  5. Adrian Shahbaz:

    History has shown that technologies and laws adopted during a crisis tend to stick around, as with 9/11, we will look back on COVID-19 as a moment when governments gained new, intrusive powers to control their populations.

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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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