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Samples where tend or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She tends to the children

(tend is a kind of ...) take charge of or deal with

"Could you see about lunch?" "I must attend to this matter" "She took care of this business"

(... is a kind of tend ) work in the garden

"My hobby is gardening"

(... is a kind of tend ) tend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats

Samples where tend or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tend a store

(tend is a kind of ...) be in charge of or deal with

"She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"

(... is a kind of tend ) stir up or tend; of a fire

Definition 3: have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined - [verb of stative]

Samples where tend or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
  • These dresses run small
  • He inclined to corpulence

Synonyms for tend in the sense of this definition

(tend is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of tend ) be willing or inclined to accept

"He did not take kindly to my critical remarks"

(... is a kind of tend ) be given to

"She suffers from a tendency to talk too much"

(... is a kind of tend ) move toward

"The conversation gravitated towards politics"

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