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Synonyms for tending

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. care, attention, aid, tendingadjective

    the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

    "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"

    Synonyms:
    assist, attending, financial aid, aid, upkeep, assistance, precaution, forethought, caution, concern, help, charge, economic aid, tutelage, guardianship, maintenance, attention, care, fear

    Antonyms:
    disinclined

  2. apt(p), disposed(p), given(p), minded(p), tending(p)adjective

    (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward

    "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"

    Antonyms:
    disinclined

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tending":

    trend

How to pronounce tending?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#70743tutelage
#82432forethought

How to use tending in a sentence?

  1. Paul Valéry:

    Science is feasible when the variables are few and can be enumerated; when their combinations are distinct and clear. We are tending toward the condition of science and aspiring to do it. The artist works out his own formulas; the interest of science lies in the art of making science.

  2. Markus Sander:

    You have to ask what the alternative is - does the consumer want to save his money, invest in shares or in physical objects such as the home? At the moment, given the low interest rate, he's tending to put it into consumption.

  3. Joshua Henne:

    You could make the case that Crowley was more in touch with the inside-the-Beltway D.C. game and House leadership, rather than tending to his garden at home.

  4. Don Stewart:

    Maybe they should spend less time trash-talking and more time tending their own garden: Their party in Congress is currently filibustering a bill that would help prevent children from being sold into sex slavery -- and the President won't lift a finger. Think about that for a minute.

  5. Mohammad Ishaq:

    We told them we can manage without their help, it is as if we are doing everything on our own, feeding our people, tending to the sick.

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