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Synonyms for tend

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  1. tend

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

    betray, desert, abandon

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  1. tend, be given, lean, incline, runverb

    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"

    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. tendverb

    have care of or look after

    "She tends to the children"

    run, incline, be given, lean

  3. tendverb

    manage or run

    "tend a store"

    run, incline, be given, lean

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  1. tendverb

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

  2. tendverb

    attend, wait, serve, be attendant

  3. tendverb

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

  4. tendverb

    conduce, contribute, lead

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  1. tendverb

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

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  1. H.W. Mann:

    Look at nature. A single bee cannot really do much. But you put a group of bees together and they can form a hive. A colony of bees that work in harmony. Each one doing its part. Some bees collect pollen. Some bees tend to the hive. Some bees guard the hive. Some bees tend to the nursery. Together they make a lot of honey.

  2. George W. Bush:

    History is moving, and it will tend toward hope, or tend toward tragedy.

  3. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    Jack was out kissing babies while I was out passing bills. Someone had to tend the store.

  4. Andy Haldane:

    Official statistics tend to be lagging and tend to be revised. And what the scraping of the web can do is give us a better today read on what’s going on, it can give us a more timely understanding of whether the fortunes of the economy are turning up or turning down.

  5. Dan Schnur:

    Political networks tend to be self-perpetuating and while I don't believe there has been overt gender discrimination or sexism, the leaders of student government, like the L.A. City Council and the U.S. Senate, tend to support people with whom they've built stronger relationships.

Translations for tend

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  • تميلArabic
  • tendensDanish
  • neigenGerman
  • ρέπω, τείνω, φροντίζωGreek
  • emi, flegiEsperanto
  • velar, ver, ofrecer, cuidar, tenderSpanish
  • kippumaEstonian
  • تمایلPersian
  • varoa, hoitaa, tarjota, sytyttää, vartioida, tupata, pyrkiä, yleensä, palvella, pitää huolta, olla tapana, odottaa, [[olla]] [[varovainen]], huolehtia, tahtoaFinnish
  • נָטָהHebrew
  • ápol, szokott, gondozHungarian
  • cenderungIndonesian
  • accudire, tendere, avere cura di, appaltare, curareItalian
  • נוטהHebrew
  • ಒಲವುKannada
  • tenderPortuguese
  • avea grijăRomanian
  • иметь тенденцию, предложи́ть, уха́живать, предлага́ть, поджига́ть, присма́тривать, [[име́ть]]/[[проявля́ть]] [[тенденция, склоня́ться, [[име́ть]]/[[проявля́ть]] [[скло́нность]], клони́ться, забо́титься, подже́чьRussian
  • tenderaSwedish
  • முனைகின்றனTamil
  • BakmakTurkish
  • схильніUkrainian
  • có xu hướngVietnamese

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